So close to silence follows the rehearsals and performances of a theatre group made up by refugees and asylum seekers in Portugal. Some of their members, Asif, Diaby, Omid and Yana, speak about the experiences that marked their exodus, and share some of their memories on stage and on camera. The performance of memory is a mandatory resource for those who apply for asylum, during the extensive bureaucratic process. But what is the place memory, at times traumatic, inhabits in the refugee's present. Which are the words he, willingly, stages in front of an audience.