When Veronica (Onetto), a respected wife and mother, hits something with her car, she starts to become disconnected from the bustling, well-heeled European society she lives in, haunted by the indigenous people living around the edges of her life. This is clearly caused by guilt, but is that due to her affair with an in-law (Genoud) or the fact that she may have killed someone. As her mental confusion grows, her husband (Bordon) and lover seem to close ranks around her to make everything right again.
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The dead relatives, we learn, are executed by the sons of Firmino Santos Guerra (Carlos Vereza). Thirty years ago, Guerra was left near the altar by Filomena Capadócio (Marieta Severo), who fell in love with another man and had several children by him. Guerra harbored his jealous rage for decades, finally deciding years later that it was time to eliminate the man who stole his one true love.
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There's already an Oscars buzz surrounding this movie.