Hanna comes home after a journey to the Philippines during which her best friend Thora has died in a drowning accident. Thora was the person who had opened Hanna’s world, and also run it. Now Hanna must try to find herself, and do so in an existence which has been demolished by the catastrophe.
Hanna feels suffocated by her family and she moves in with her grandmother so that she can get away and collect her thoughts. But the memories press hard upon her. Hanna cannot resist the temptation to follow in Thora’s old tracks.
It is a dark and threatening tale, but not without comic as well as drastic elements.