“Telephone” is a journey into the world of sound. The sense of meaning sounds can imbue and the memory of sound in the face of silence. Set around Barentsburg, Svalbard. The film follows Viktor, a miner with a tender soul, on the verge of losing his hearing. Lost among the unforgiving white of the arctic his reality melts into only one urge – connection. He must try to contact his son, his only lifeline. But what can be said down the line of silence awaiting him?