The German doctor Vicky falls in love with the young Turk Mehmet. His family has lived in Berlin for a long time, and people are open to Germans - including women . But his mother Fatma has a problem with Vicky because she is almost as old as she is . FatmaCiller, who says "Helga" to all German women and "Hans" to all German men , is shocked and determined to get rid of "old Helga" . When Hidir, Fatma 's husband , dies and the family can not afford to transport the body to Turkey , they areCillers suddenly dependent on Vicky . But Mehmet only wants to accept money from Vicky if she gets engaged to him immediately . Vicky dares , happily agrees and travels with the mourners to Turkey , to Fatma 's home village . Here, in the CappadocianDorf, does the hilarious showdown between Fatma and Vicky happen as it must - the beginning of a wonderful friendship?