Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj's life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him.
This movie is the first of a trilogy by director Per Fly, the other two being "Arven" and "Drabet", dealing with Danish lower, middle and upper class respectively.
Kaj's name on the letterbox reappears after he has destroyed it.