A poignant family drama of betrayal, sadness, hope and forgiveness. Linda Olsson portrays, with great psychological sharpness, two sisters whose lives have been shaped by the childhood they shared, and yet not shared at all, showing us how far away we can be the ones that are closest to us.
The two sisters, Maria and Emma, have not seen each other since the funeral of their mother two years ago. Now Emma is coming to visit Maria in her house in Spain. At first their company is strained and uncomfortable. Maria, who lives alone, feels that Emma is disturbing and intruding on her life.
But gradually and tentatively their relationship deepens. Their conversations bring back memories of childhood. In the end they have to talk about the unspeakable. About the lost sister. The most loved one, the one who died. And in the background there is always the shadow of their mother. The beginning and the end of everything.