In fact, they only wanted to steal a little money. But when they are confronted with a completely unexpected situation during the break-in at an apartment, two thieves momentarily prove moral backbone by finding a compassionate solution to the problem.
Mother and son say goodbye without a word on the platform. The loudspeaker announcement asks people to report any "suspicious persons". If a train journey is often about a departure or a new beginning, this film then shows that it can become an oppressive escape into an uncertain future.
In the conflict between professional honour and responsibility for one's own family: a young doctor tries to help his patient by uncovering his boss’s false diagnosis. When he takes action, he is confronted with resistance and caught in a maelstrom of cover-ups that cost him his career.
Christmas 1989: while the Securitate outside is crushing riots critical of the regime, a family is preparing for a quiet celebration. But a letter to Santa Claus threatens to bring unpleasant truths to the public and destroy the safe haven.