An old mother and her overweighted son are living in a humble little flat. Their only source of living is their sick benefits. Mother put her whole life for raising her only son, alone without a man. But she couldn’t resist him on time, and, made him almost helpless. She doesn’t give him any chance to grow up. But mother doesn’t realize that she had ruined his life, by keeping him always by her side. She is mad at him because he can’t help himself in every days life needs.
Son is suffering. He wants to live, he has dreams and desires. But his mother says that he is pathetic and that she spoiled her life because of him. Guilty feelings are coming all over him, and he decides to go to his father, a person he never saw before. His mother packing his things, she is mad at him, but can’t change his mind. The decision to leave her, is the first decision in his life.
When everything set, and son is asleep, mother realizes, that from next day she is free from her son, but that also means total loneliness and emptiness for her. She decides not to wake him up and from the next day, start to treat him differently.
In the morning, she finds out, that the airplane, he was suppose to fly on, had crushed. She is shocked, but happy. She thinks that she had “saved” her son as always.
But the destiny had freed him from her...
- Official Selection VPRO Tiger Awards Competition of 39th International Film Festival Rotterdam
- 10 Era New Horizons Competition (Fipresci Awards)
- 28 Filmfest Munchen International Program
- Maryland International Film Festival
- Kinotavr Film Festival
- Split International Film Festival (Official Competition)
- Koszalin Film Festival
- Milano International Film Festival (Official Competition)