Berlin 1989. The Wall comes down, the East German communist regime collapses, and the secret police files are opened.
Matthias and Anne spent five years together in Leipzig. He was a cellist, she played the violin. They made music, and stayed out of politics. Until Anne was killed in a car crash in France, they were happy. At least, that’s what Matthias thought.
But after Anne’s death, he sees his file, and his illusions are shattered. He believed she loved him. That’s not what the file says.
Anne is no longer there to answer questions. Matthias must follow her trail back to Uzès to learn the truth.
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