Only when she plays the organ does Maria feel liberated and at her place. At home, in the countryside, she has been responsible for her younger and rebellious sister Hannah and her father Johann since their mother's death. Maria has a lot to sacrifice to keep their fragile family together. Everything changes when young Valentin crosses her path and both fall for each other. However, when he wants to get to know her better, she withdraws, afraid to reveal her dark family secret. However, Hannah finds out and has her own way of helping Maria.