A young man, Kid (Marquard Bohm - "Ali: Fear Eats the Soul", "The American Soldier", "Karl May" a.o.) stumbles through the Mexican Sierra, shot and half bled to death, carrying a suitcase containing the loot from a bank robbery.
Passing out from heat and blood loss, he is found by Charles Dump (Mario Adorf, "The Tin Drum", "Manhunt", ), a former gold miner living on the outskirts of ghost town "Deadlock" with his daughter (Klick discovery Mascha Elm-Rabben, later to appear in Schroeter's "Bomberpilot" and "Salome" or Fassbinder's "World on a Wire").
As Dump realizes what's in the suitcase, he tries to come up with a plan to get rid of its owner ...

Language: German and English original versions

Full credits, text and picture details at