Fortress Europe. This docudrama tells the story of a Russian family. Svetlana lives in Trieste and is waiting for her daughter Katia to arrive. Her ex-husband Artiom is to drive Katia to Italy. As a result of various incidents, the girl and the man end up on the south-western border of the Schengen Area, between Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia, in a foreign country with no passports or official letters that made their journey to the West legal.