East Berlin, early 1980s: LUDGER is hired by the Stasi to spy on the oppositional arts scene in Prenzlauer Berg. But when he falls in love with the mysterious NATHALIE, he has to choose between a life as a celebrated underground poet and his career as a Stasi agent. A choice that will turn back on him 30 years later..
The high-rise building block near the forest is famous for its carefully curated community. As a dog disappears and her daughter refuses to leave the bathroom, security officer Anna faces an absurd battle against the fear, that slowly spreads among the residents and shakes the utopia with a view.
The GDR is still young, but Thomas Brasch already doesn't fit in. It is above all his father Horst who wants to help build the new German state. But Thomas, the eldest son, would rather become a writer. Thomas is a dreamer, an obsessive and a rebel. His very first play is banned and soon he is also expelled from film school ... (more)