Leena has fought all her life to let go of her grief over her dark childhood. One morning just before Christmas, Leena receives a phone call from a hospital in her childhood hometown telling her that her mother is dying. This news takes her on a journey to face her mother for the first time in her adult life. She is now forced to deal with her past to be able to move on.
Festivals: Venice 2010, Valladolid 2010, Tallinn 2010, Sao Paulo 2010, Oslo 2010, Hamburg 2010
Awards: International Critics' Week Award – Venice 2010, International Jury Award for Best Actress (Noomi Rapace), Special Jury Award – Sao Paulo 2010, Foreign Press Award – Hamburg 2010