Dutch minority co-production.
Women living in a free world have many choices as to how to present and express themselves. But do their choices show who they truly are, or do they express conventions of 'how to be'? This film researches that question through observation of women during their morning rituals.
Esma is a 14-year-old kickboxing talent with glamorous dreams of becoming the world's best fighter. She also suffers the constant fear of losing her seriously ill mother. Can she fight for a future that is both exciting and terrifying?
In an animal shelter, vulnerable animals and people come up against today's spirit of the age, in which love and compassion are weighed against efficacy and results.
Gracious is deaf but lives just like any other girl her age. One day, a terrible thing happened to her: she was raped by her cousin.