THE SILENT TREATMENT tells the story of 19-year-old Tess in relation to the 42-year-old Szabolcs. Tess as a victim from the Stockholm syndrome, she has developed an obsessional bond with her kidnapper Szabolcs. Through the actions of Szabolcs' partner, the 34-year-old Andrea, however Tess will find her own voice. Andrea will help the young woman in allowing the distorted relationship to evolve from obsessional love to a unity of kindred spirits. What if love doesn't take place between two people but becomes a complex jigsaw of the past that draws in different lives? Because there is beauty to be found in female solidarity that conquers cravenness.