Marja is a single mother who works nights and spends days taking care of her daughter Julia. One day they meet Julia’s father, a Kurdish immigrant and Marja’s old flame. As Julia realises who the strange man is, she turns more and more possessive. As racism grows amongst her colleagues, Marja gets an illegal gun.
1 h 30 min
The Second World War, frontier between Finland and Russia. There is an evacuation center for the fallen right behind the frontier line. Dead soldiers are gathered there to be sent back home. A group of four men and three women are running the center. Silence is the story of Eino, the dim-witted son of a washer of dead bodies. Eino joins the war his simple soul full of heroic ideals. Life in the small community turns out to be more complicated than the war itself. Several interesting characters spice up the staff of the evacuation center.
1 h 52 min