What do you do when you find yourself living in a society that forces you to betray the people you love every day of your life? How do you feel when the veils are lifted and you find out that those closest to you informed on you for years to the secret police?
When Anne marries Matthias in 1985 and moves to communist East Germany, she is walking into a trap. Too late she discovers that there is no way out. When the Berlin Wall comes down, Matthias sees his file and learns the truth, and Anne must decide what to do next.