In the crossfire of war, five lives intersect, and allegiances are no longer unconditional. Following a car accident with Kurt, her fiancé, Rita finds his wallet and discovers the folded drawing of a woman bearing a striking resemblance to her – a small clue that leads her to France to find “Marie.” Catherine, prima ballerina at the Paris Opera Ballet, is on her way to international fame. Sole survivor after months of hiding with her family in an underground cave in Rouen, she remains hostage to the past.
Luke, her estranged husband and member of the clandestine Jedburgh operations, suspects her involvement in disclosing the hiding place and struggles with his personal failure to save her family. In the small town of Chantilly, Friedrich, ex-German SS Commander, remains in hiding and wrestles with his ambivalence towards Catherine and her family. Five people haunted by intertwined shadows. Will past horrors ever set them free?