Offer succeeds KaDeWe owner Adolf Jandorf, his department store for the nobility and the rich bourgeoisie to make socially acceptable. He gives his KaDeWe a luxurious and glamorous touch: shopping becomes an experience.
Against this backdrop plays the touching
love story of a Berlin KaDeWe salesman and a Russian princess who flees from the October Revolution in 1918 and gets stranded in Berlin. The couple is experiencing the difficult years after the First World War, inflation, the rise of the department store in the Golden Twenties, its decline after 1933 and the new beginning of the Second World War.
A family saga - closely linked to the history of KaDeWe and its changing owners.