Eva and her 13-year-old, autistic son Felix are inseparable. Felix is shy, suffering from attacks of anxiety and rage, and frequently running away from school. Meanwhile, Eva fights with all her might to maintain a stable and harmonious life together. She gets support from her neighbor Pelle, who catches feelings for her. Felix seems to really like him, too. For a short time, a sense of family develops between the three. But Eva soon has to admit to herself that she can no longer cope with the situation at hand, and with the physical strength of her growing son.
"What does it mean to be pushed to the limits by the person you love the most? Or to be forced to separate when you really want nothing more than to be together?
I have met families with autistic children who also faced this inner conflict and needed to make a decision. ZWISCHEN UNS is an attempt to visualize one such story in the most naturalistic and restrained way possible. As I see it, there are no "evil" characters in this film, nor is there a nasty system that makes it impossible for our heroes to live together. The tragedy is that actually, everyone has only good intentions, and nevertheless, or precisely because of this, things take their course.
ZWISCHEN UNS examines a very personal issue for me, but above all, it's a story about love and hope - a new beginning."