16-year old Inga is the only hearing member of a deaf family living in the remote Latvian countryside. Since the age of 7, Inga has been the family’s interpreter in the hearing world. Inga dreams of escaping this role and, after graduation from her rural elementary school, decides to leave her home to attend high school in the nearby city. But she runs into conflict with her classmates and her family starts falling apart. Inga’s dreams seem to have failed. Then, one day, the outside world learns that Inga is actually Edward.
He is a documentary film director and photographer. Has an education in biology, medicine and communications. Since 1996 he has worked as a director, script writer and cinematographer on more than 20 documentaries focusing on social and environmental issues.