Jutta Carroll and her lover Lukas Grimm are found shot dead in their home—one bullet each, three weeks after the killing. Was this a murder suicide? A double suicide? A political assassination?
The Martyrs, The Lovers circles the mysteries surrounding Jutta Carroll’s death—probing her origin story, the rise to personal political stardom, and the fall into anxiety and public decline—all the while exploring the forces and motivations that drive political passion and activism, and the counterforces, material and psychological, that constantly threaten progress.