It’s summer, late 70s. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij died in a car accident, Nelly Senff decides to escape from the GDR with her son Alexej, leaving her memories and grief behind. She pretends to marry a West German, who takes them over the border. Two suitcases, a schoolbag, a cuddly toy – that’s all Nelly and Alexej have with them to start their new life in the West.
1hr 42mins long
M Sex scenes and offensive language.