The story of a man’s obsession with the possible genetic origins of his father’s psychiatric disorder. Yet in his quest for answers, he does not realise that the most powerful treatment is already within his reach.
After his mother dies, Dries is confronted with his father's bipolar disorder. Eventually his father dies, in solitary confinement. While clearing out the family home, Dries finds letters, paintings and diaries belonging to his grandfather, the founder of an international plant breeding company. Was he also bipolar? Wondering about this genetic inheritance, Dries delves into three generations of family history, but only finds more questions. Finally, he realises that love is a powerful medicine for dealing with mental health issues.