Like Eden Lake, but even worse.
As a child, Fini Straubinger experienced a fall which resulted in the steady loss of both her vision and hearing. After, at the insistence of her mother, being bedridden for 30 years, Fini dedicated her life to helping the deaf-blind emerge from what she lyrically describes as 'the land of silence and darkness'.
Through using both Straubinger and the documentary genre, Herzog documents the truth about the disabled. As opposed to the fiction films about disabled characters that feature heartwarming…