BERNHARD SCHLINK / WALTER POPP
Olga lives with her grandmother. Herbert, son of an industrialist, lives in the house of master. Their love resists the opposition of his family and his multiple journeys. On a mission in the Arctic, he gives no sign of life to Olga, who became a schoolteacher. At the end of her life, she tells her story to a young man who realizes a few years later the sacrifices she endured.