- Director: Max Färberböck
- Writer: Max Färberböck; Rona Munro
- Producer: Hanno Huth; Feliks Pastusiak
A rare gem.
Beautifully realised, expertly played - the danger of sentimentality is, thankfully, avoided...
A fine piece of work indeed.
Berlin 1943/44 ("The Battle of Berlin"). Felice, an intelligent and courageous Jewish woman who lives under a false name, belongs to an underground organization. Lilly, a devoted mother of four, though an occasional unfaithful wife, is desperate for love. An unusual and passionate love between them blossoms despite the danger of persecution and nightly bombing raids. The Gestapo is on Felice's trail. Her friends flee, she decides to sit out the war with Lilly.