By chance Erik meets Viivi, an Estonian violinist playing in the Stockholm subway. They start an intense romance. Erik's mother dislikes the relationship, not having forgotten her escape from Estonia during the war. She reveals facts from the past and Erik finds out that his Swedish father adopted him. His real father was an Estonian nazi. Viivi has grown up in communist Estonia where her father was a party member and worked for the KGB. Upset by Erik's mothers reaction Viivi returns to Estonia. Erik decides to follow and learn more about his real father and his Estonian family. Erik and Viivi's love is put to the test when they meet again. Their fathers were childhood friends, but fought on opposite sides in the war. Will the past destroy the future of Erik and Viivi?