The horrific story of. Russian boy who goes missing. His parents are in the midst of an ugly divorce.Tthe wife already has a new lover. The husband has already made his girlfriend pregnant, just like he did to his wife before they married. The wife never wanted a child. In this bleak environment the boy leaves and is never found. the back drop is Putin’s Russia, bleak and disturbing even for this much better than average Russian family.
The only people really concerned are the police who follow protocol exactly.
By the end of the movie you want to strangle the mother, and as a bonus you want to strangle her mother as well.