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Fariba, a young Iranian translator, escapes to Germany after she is under the threat of the death penalty in her own country for being a homosexual. At the refugee detention centre her application is turned down, but she then gets hold of the papers of another inmate who has committed suicide and takes on his identity. She then starts up a relationship with Anne, who believes her to be a man.

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