This biographical film is based on the true story of Lea Deutch and Darija Gasteiger, the leading performers in the smash-hit show The Children’s Realm at the Croatian National Theatre during WWII. Lea, nicknamed ‘the Croatian Shirley Temple’ is an immensely popular and talented actress and dancer. Her chief rival is the theatre’s other big rising star, Darija. Lea is Jewish, while Darija is of German descent. The war separates their destinies forever. One girl’s story ends in a wagon to Auschwitz. The other girl survives thanks to a refugee wagon to Vienna.