Ashley, an insurance salesman working for a wobbly company, receives a visit from Volmer Tafdrup, an unpleasant businessman, who is taking out a life insurance policy worth DKK 35 million. Ashley, who has few social skills, is paranoid, and has a poor memory, is assisted by Judith, his ever loyal secretary, who also has major psychiatric problems including a huge black hole in her heart which she is always talking about. Volmer Tafdrup chokes on a plum and dies just after he has signed, and Ashley's company faces a DKK 35 million pay-out. Panic spreads. Bankruptcy, unemployment, and a rapid descent down society's ladder are imminent, and the ever loyal Judith decides to rescue them all from the abyss. However, the crash is inevitable and perhaps it is well deserved ...
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