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Where past meets present and generations of a family are liberated from Nazi Germany and from themselves.
A Window Opens is a story told through the journal of a young German immigrant, Meta, who, with her family fled Nazi Germany and arrived in New York City in early 1938. Her writings reveal her insights in seeing a new world as she sees America for the first time. The journal entries also recount the events of a country preparing for war, while watching a war already underway in Europe. It details the war efforts, both at home and away, while capturing the love and sacrifices of many relationships made during this time. The journal, uncovered by Meta's niece, enlightens the family on their lives during the war and answers many questions while revealing family secrets.