In Germany a Jew and a gentile fall in love during the turbulent time of Nazi indoctrination, while in Palestine an Arab and a Jewish kibbutz worker are drawn together, but know there is no future for them. All converge on Palestine after the war to continue the struggle for happiness.
World War II
In 1947, two years after witnessing the death of a young Jewish woman in Poland, Charlie Berlin has rejoined the police force a different man. Sent to investigate a spate of robberies in rural Victoria, he soon discovers that World War II has changed even the most ordinary of places and people.
An ex-bomber pilot and former POW, Berlin is struggling to fit back in: grappling with post-traumatic stress disorder, the ghosts of his dead crew and his futile attempts to numb the pain.