Marie Schmidt escapes from East Berlin with her baby daughter just as the wall is going up, but her husband and son are left behind. Years later, Marie's daughter finds a box of letters in her mother's house and sets out to find the brother she never knew she had, but her investigations uncover some unpleasant truths about the compromises her mother was prepared to make with the Communist regime in exchange for a new life in the west.;Gaelic text: Theich Marie Schmidt a Berlin an Ear leis an nighinn oig aice, ach chaidh a duine is a mac fhagail air taobh eile a' bhalla. Cha robh fios aig Caitriona gun robh brathair aice mus do leugh i na seann litrichean a lorg i ann an taigh a mathar. As deidh nam bliadhnaichean uile, an urrainn dhi a lorg, agus de eile a tha i a' dol a dh'fhaighinn a-mach mu a teachlach?