A village in a forest in the Vosges mountains of Alsace,1951. Rebuilding their lives after the horrors of the Nazi occupation, the Fischer and Seltz families struggle to live with a terrible secret. When a commissaire from Paris arrives to investigate the disappearance of a young resistance operative, the ties of tradition, family and community rapidly unravel. A new play based on real events, exploring the shocking choices forced on a border community trapped in a cycle of international vengeance. An ensemble production, drawing on the folk art imagery and carnival traditions of Alsace and the Black Forest.