The coal mine for which Tomaš has worked for twenty-five years is about to close. Forced to emerge from the depths of the life he had been used to, he agrees to follow a training program to become a computer programmer. At the age of 44, will he be able to find his place in the digital age? Faced with the professional challenge that awaits him, what changes will he also have to implement on a personal level? Following step by step the transformation of a man inhabited by doubt and hope, sometimes confident in the future, sometimes discouraged, A New Shift shows us that life is a series of deaths and rebirths.