Country: West Germany
Color: Black and White
Based on a true story, this film tells of an unlikely love affair. While in prison, Martin (Jürgen Prochnow) falls in love with the son of one of his guards. After he leaves prison, he becomes a professional actor. When the young man runs away from home to join him, he is captured and placed in a juvenile correction home. Society’s attempts to straighten the boy out nearly kill him and leave unnecessary physical and mental scars which he will bear for life.