Johnny Pichler is a money courier with big problems. He desperately falls in love with Shirley, a mysterious young woman who has problems of similar magnitude. On a joint flight they spend a couple of days together in Slovakia when Shirley abruptly disappears leaving Johnny longing for more. The search for her leads Johnny to her twin sister, who works as a taxi cab driver in the Ukrainian city of Lviv. Jana, he finds out, harbours even more mysteries than her sister. Johnny joins the company of Ignaz Springer, a part-time criminal from Eastern Germany, who tramps the Ukraine with Pichler to find all questions answered in the Port of Odessa on the shores of the Black Sea.