Munich of the 1960s is the setting for the epic journey of Hermann Simon (Henry Arnold), a young German musician whose ambitions as an avant-garde artist and love for the cellist who becomes his wife provide the central chronicle of Edgar Reitz's 13-episode follow-up to the original "Heimat" series. Once again, Reitz shows the influence of turbulent history on everyday Germans in an ambitious and intimate saga. Salome Kammer, Daniel Smith, Franziska Traub also star. 25 1/2 hrs. on 7 discs. Standard; Soundtrack: German; Subtitles: English; TV spots. In German with English subtitles.