ABOUT It’s 1983. The Cold War is hot. Martin Rauch, born and raised in East Germany, is sent to West Germany as a reluctant undercover spy.
It’s 1983. The Cold War is hot. Russian missiles in East Germany are already pointed West. American missiles will soon be placed in West Germany, pointing East. The threat of nuclear conflict looms. Martin Rauch, born and raised in East Germany, is sent undercover to West Germany as a reluctant spy for the Stasi Foreign Service. Hiding in plain sight in the West German army, this inexperienced covert agent must gather the secrets of NATO military strategy. Everything is new, nothing is quite what it seems and everyone he encounters is harboring secrets, both political and personal. DEUTSCHLAND 83 is a coming-of-age story within a suspenseful thriller, set against the real events, culture wars and political realities of Germany in the 1980s.