When life is good and everything is going well, it is easy to make binding promises. All couples start life together with a feeling of having endless time ahead. But what happens when life offers a change in plans, which changes freedom and openness to a point where change is irreversible? What if you are asked to let go of all that you are in order to meet this challenge? How does that change love? What do you want to do and who do you want to be? The Journey touches on these questions.
Twenty years ago, director Fanny Bräuning's mother, Annette, ended up in a coma. Her mother suffered from multiple sclerosis, and when she woke up from the coma, she was paralyzed from the neck down. She became dependent on others who had to help her – not least her husband Niggi. For him, it was never relevant to place Annette. . .