Maja, a single mother in her thirties, leads a very practical and steady life until she decides to risk it all: She quits her job, sells her country home, and moves to the city with her daughter, where she starts looking for a new job and new connections.
The story of three artists with a shared history in the rebellious and creative East German youth scene of the 1980s. Their careers have been marked by their radicalism and openness, as well as their unorthodox and multifaceted view of the world.
Mid-1950s Berlin, before the building of the Wall. Uschi, a salesgirl and aspiring fashion model from the East, is attracted to Hans, from the West. But she also loves the bright shop windows in his part of the city.