Barbara | 2012

Drama, Romance
An East German doctor's request for an exit visa gets her transferred to a small pediatric hospital and she must choose between her patients and her desire to leave the country.


East Germany, 1980. Barbara Wolff is a young doctor who has applied for an exit visa from the GDR and, as punishment, has been transferred from her prestigious post in Berlin to a small pediatric hospital in the country. She must weigh her absolute dedication to her patients against a potential escape to the West, and her newfound attraction to a doctor in whom she sees a kindred spirit.