It’s Always so Uncannily Quiet at your Place

A great mother-daughter tale of reconciliation and homecoming

1989. 33-year-old Silvia is driving south from West Berlin in a stolen Polo. Her newborn daughter Hannah is lying on the passenger seat next to her. Silvia has had enough of her squatter’s life in Kreuzberg. Her child’s father wants nothing to do with her or his daughter. So she decides to return home to her mother. But will she or the newly born granddaughter manage to thaw the seemingly icy heart of Evelyn, a retired doctor with quite a few family secrets to hide?

Alena Schröder turns to the things she left unexplained in her hit debut, ‘Young Woman, Standing by the Window, Evening Light, Blue Dress’