When Robert (Philip Winchester) marries the beautiful Alice (Cloudia Swann) they are the 'perfect couple'. But the moment he learns his wife is pregnant, dark secrets from his childhood fly unbidden into the present and threaten to destroy their future. With the birth of his son he is catapulted into the abyss of losing all that he loves. Misunderstood by the people closest to him, a wall of silence grows around him. Terrified, Robert seeks help to understand what is happening to him and is forced to confront his own father (Jesper Christensen), coming face to face with his childhood trauma.