Sometimes you're a young countess in Prussia during the Russian Civil War who falls in love with a soldier who isn't that into you so you join the rebellion.
And then things get bad.
Margarethe von Trotta and Volker Schlondorff make great films that you should watch. Coup de Grace (1976) is one of them, if you're into an anti-war film that decries war by shooting the moon on tragedy. We are on record as being into such films.