In the wake of World War I, art student Drte Helm (Anna Maria Mhe) was thrilled to be attending the Weimar college that was now coming under the auspices of revolutionary architect Walter Gropius (August Diehl). The ensuing years that found the genesis of the institution's impact on a century's aesthetics-and her falling into an affair with her mentor-receive a compelling dramatization; Trine Dyrholm, Valerie Pachner, Birgit Minichmayr also star. 4 1/2 hrs. On 2 discs. Widescreen; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English. In German with English subtitles.