A small injury to his son triggers Markus' suppressed memories of being repeatedly sexually abused during childhood by his own mother. His attempts to come to terms with his past will change his family forever.
Evocative and provocative, this offbeat family drama revolves around Markus, a 39-year-old man, who seemingly leads a happy life with his wife, Monika and their four-year-old son, Adam.
At the family celebration in honour of Markus' father, Adam goes to the toilet with his grandmother, Renate and returns with a small cut on his forehead. His son's injury triggers suppressed memories in Markus of repeated sexual abuse and violence by his mother upon him during his childhood.
Shaken, Markus confronts his mother, who accepts guilt and offers to apologise. Markus begins to experience tremendous depression, forcing Monika to demand that Renate publicly admits her misdeeds. Can Markus confront his past and begin fresh relationships with his siblings? How will the family come to terms with their dark secrets?
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