A woman is found dead. She lies as if on display in her bed, her hair combed, lipstick on. February 1996.
It is suicide. A death that was chosen; however there was no other option. Through diaries, photog...展开raphs and audio material, her son discovers a terrible secret that changes his own life more than he would like.
„God always took special care of the children. That is what my mother believed when she was little… She was wrong, God looked away. Time and time again”
August Diehl speaks as the younger son
It is about a crime that takes place in many families, about guilt. But it is also about forgiveness, the power of the church and silence as one of the greatest commandments.
“What kind of human beings would betray and get rid of me, their own child?”
Actress Suzanne von Borsody reads diaries
“Your hand comes in mine. And all help to late. Raise a glass to the us and one to the sea”
Meret Becker sings a capella