After the death of her mother, Lilly is determined to leave her West German boarding school and live with her aunt in East Germany. Traveling to the GDR, she uncovers her family's complicated history.
After Lena's son Till finds Lilly and brings her up to the apartment, she quickly realizes that things will not be nearly as simple as she had imagined.
Lilly realizes that she has made things very complicated for Lena and her family. Lena's husband Rolf asks an old friend for a favor.