A teenage orphan girl Salome lives within a sect lead by charismatic and ruthless Maria Åkerblom. During a pivotal summer, Salome is faced with standing up against Maria, the woman who had saved her.
Zaida Bergroth is one of Finland’s leading international filmmakers. Her feature films The Good Son, Last Cowboy Standing and Miami have played at festivals such as Berlinale, Toronto and Busan. Currently Bergroth is filming her fourth feature film Maria’s Children which will be released in 2019.