begins in 1989, just before the fall of the
Berlin Wall. Mrs. Kerner, Alexander’s mother is a strong defender of Socialism.

One day she sees

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her son in a demonstration against the
democratic government and shocked, falls into a coma. She remains unconscious
during the days that mark the triumph of the capitalist regime in Berlin. When
she awakens her city, East Berlin, is greatly modified. Alexander, fearing that
the discovery will cause her even greater damage, then decides to hide the
historical fact, thus recreating the daily life with which the mother was
accustomed to.