Maria (Corinna Harfouch), a rising theater star in Nazi Germany, is in love with Mark (André Hennicke), a Jewish actor.
Despite his lack of enthusiasm, film student Ralf is assigned to make a documentary about a team of six women workers at a light bulb factory in Berlin. At first, the team seems to work and get along together without a hitch.
On August 13th, 1961—the night the Berlin Wall goes up—three people must make a decision that will change their lives forever…
The divorced with a teenage son, attractive Inge (Christine Schorn) is in her mid-30s and fully aware of her self-worth and independence. She is a psychologist and involved with a married man. After a routine check-up, Inge receives an unexpected call from her doctor.