Viitanen, a sculptor, gets the news that Eero, his son has recently died. Viitanen has not seen Eero in 15 years - after the divorce he lived years in Prague. After returning he didn't want to intrude his ex-wife's and son's new life far from Helsinki. But now Viitanen would like to know something about Eero. Viitanen begins to do the detective work to find out what kind of person Eero was.