Hope depicts how a love relationship can be affected by the knowledge that one of them will soon die. The day before Christmas Eve, Anja receives the life-changing news that she only has three months left to live as a result of a cancer diagnosis. During the Christmas days, Anja gains new perspectives on both her relationship with her husband Tomas and the rest of her life. She is also unsure whether she should ruin Christmas by telling her family about the news. An award-winning drama about grief and hope that is inspired by director Maria Sødahl's own experiences.