Andrey lives with his sick mother, suffering serious disease, schizophrenia. Close relatives are tired of dealing with the disease: his father cut loose from his family long time ago, now he has another family; his sister also left home and for several years no one has heard from her. Only Andrey does not give up - day after day he fosters his sick mother, saves money and compiles documents to take her to Germany for treatment. But the fate is merciless to the main character - his mom dies the day before the departure - Andrey's world turned upside down - He hits the road to talk to his sister, to look into his father's eyes, to understand himself... "The Son" is a parable, a dream. The film is based upon a simple story about complicated relationships between a son and his parents and, what is most important, with himself. The relationships that end in tragic outcome.