Towards the end of WWII, an S.S. officer is shot dead by a young Polish Jew, Margarita Ejzenstain. In retaliation, his commander orders that thirty-seven Poles be shot - one for every year of the dead officer's life. Margarita is hidden by a German couple, the Kramers, but dies as she flees the oncoming Soviet army with her new-born baby, Lisa. Frau Kramer saves Lisa and brings her up as her own granddaughter.After the war, Frau Kramer and Lisa meet Ana - a German Jew who was kept as a virtual slave by mass-murdering S.S. officer Josef Ranzner - in a displaced persons camp, but they lose touch when she marries and emigrates to Israel. Later, keen to learn more about her Jewish roots, Lisa travels to Israel and falls in love with Ana's son Shimon, who moves to Germany to be with Lisa and their son, and to help her research her birth family. KINGDOM OF TWILIGHT is a thrilling historical saga of intermingled destinies, as Germans, Poles and Jews struggle to make sense of a changing world. Their stories explores how the aftermath of one war can sow the seeds of the next, with contemporary repercussions.
Kingdom of Twilight