In WELCOME TO GERMANY, German director Thomas Brasch creates a film within a film that emerges as a fictional speculation on the process of fictionalization itself. Brasch's meditations center on the figure of Cornfield (Curtis), a successful Hollywood producer-director who arrives in West
Berlin to shoot a film set in 1942 Germany. The still-unscripted film is based on a true incident: in 1942, 13 Jews were taken from a concentration camp to appear as extras in a propaganda film directed by a man named Koerner. Though promised free passage to Switzerland after filming, the Jews
were in fact returned to camps. As Curtis begins filming this story it becomes apparent...