“Adlon. A Family Saga” is not only a chronicle of the times and portrayal of morals and customs set against the backdrop of Hotel Adlon; it is also a captivating and emotional drama, telling the tale of two families’ entwined fates throughout four generations. This epic three-part television event spans a historical arch, commencing with the planning of the first Hotel Adlon through to the official opening of the “second Adlon” in 1997. The biography of a fictional hotel guest, Sonja Schadt, forms the guiding thread which seamlessly links the three episodes, thus spinning a tale of almost 100 years of remarkable hotel history.