In this suspenseful Cold War drama, Nelly (Triebel) flees East Germany with her young son Alexej only to find herself caught in a frustrating limbo.

When no-one believes she is simply a mother trying to do what’s best for her son, her ability to tell the good guys from the bad is lost. Encountering a world of surveillance and suspicion West shows the difficulties of starting a new life – when the past has taken away all faith.