Deep passion, thwarted sexuality and love-hate for a mother dominate the life of Erika Kohut, a piano teacher at the Vienna Conservatory. Whilst her mother waits up for her, Erika trawls the seedy side of contemporary Vienna.
Erika Kohut teaches piano at the Vienna Conservatory by day. By night she trawls the porn shows of Vienna. Until one day, into Erika’s secretive, repressed life bounds music student and ladies man, Walter Klemmer. With Walter as her student – and teacher – Erika spirals out of control, consumed by the ecstacy of self-destruction.