After a long day at work, 58-year-old Khadija falls asleep on the last subway train. When she wakes up at the end of the line, she has no choice but to make her way home on foot. On her nocturnal journey she finds herself compelled to ask for and give help to the other inhabitants of the night.
“Just like in Charles Dickens’ famous story Night Walks the end of daylight brings the woman into sympathetic relationships with the people of the night. (...) An almost utopian togetherness becomes visible. It is as if all the people of the night, all those stray dogs inhabiting deserted streets, hold together. (...) As Dickens wrote: ‘And then the yearning of the houseless mind would be for any sign of company, any lighted place, any movement, anything suggestive of anyone being up...’”