Based on a true story, this film relates the emotional and psychological relationship between two sisters. Parallels the personal history of the Ensslin sisters: Gudrun (Marianne in the film) was imprisoned as a terrorist in the Stammheim prison, where she died, supposedly a suicide, in the fall of 1977 ; Christiane (Julianne in the film) worked for some time as an editor of a women's magazine, "Emma", and was determined to prove that her sister did not kill herself.
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