Tausendundein Tag (One Thousand and One Days)

Tausendundein Tag

Caught in Iran – the true story of a courageous woman

Katharina von Schenck is seventeen years old, sporty, and the whole world is at her feet. She goes to sunny California where a year later she marries the love of her life. But Falk betrays her so perfidiously that she thinks she can fall no further. Her feelings for Bernd, a civil engineer in charge of a large project in Iran, are all the stormier.
Wanting to forget Falk she follows Bernd to Shiraz, where her life could hardly be more different to that in California. After Khomeini came to power women no longer had any freedom and had to be veiled. Out of love for Bernd, Katharina adjusts to life in Iran, makes friends and discovers the arcane beauties in this country. Then one day she is brutally raped by three bearded guardians of the faith – a disgrace for which she finds herself threatened with 15 years in prison and which, to top it all, is not without consequences…