In 1974, Kluge and good friend Edgar Reitz (the Heimat series) roamed Frankfurt for ten days with a camera capturing life in the city at that time: the political demonstrations, carnival fun, and debate within the congress for the SPD Party.
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A young woman joins a secret service. Why? She believes in the ideals of a just society. She looks around, better, falls for various “heres and nows”, for their injustice. And about those - with her glaring eyes spotted - moments writes down extensive literary testimonies. Which drives officer crazy. Justice, after all, is not exactly what they want. She, with her poetic soul, only fills the tasks she's been given.