An electric fence and a big river separated a small village in North Germany with only 100 residents from the rest of the world in the past. After Germany reunited, the mayor of the village decided to build an office complex that could accommodate around 1000 people. The employees came from different parts of Germany. But after only a couple of years, the office complex closed down and was then abandoned for a long time, until 700 refugees from the Middle East came and it was used as a temporary shelter a few years ago. Now the refugees have also left the office complex and the village. The mayor, who is 74 years old, worries about the fate of his village, trying to figure out what the future holds for its residents.