The consequences of Betty Winter's death spell disaster for the film studio Babelsberg and the famous producer Bellmann but there may be more behind her suspicious death. Who was the man responsible for decoration and lightning on set? Why are the files of Greta Overbeck's interrogation suddenly sealed. President of police, Karl Zörgiebel misses his former ally Benda. Can Gereon make sense of it all in a politically unstable time?