10-year-old Kati lives with her brother Matthias and her mom in a council flat in East Berlin. When Kati is persuaded to take part in a dancing competition at school she is desperate. Together with Alina, a sporty classmate, she starts to practice in the halls of the council flats. But they still need the right music for the competition - the west-hit 'Surrender' by Jennifer Rush. Do the girls really stand a chance of winning the contest?