Twelve years ago, plastic surgeon Dr Robert Ledgard's wife was burnt to death in a car crash. Since then he has been trying to recreate a skin that will be virtually indestructible against any assault and damage, a practice that his fellow surgeons have called unethical.
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Mateo (Homar) is a filmmaker who, after going blind, has locked himself in his Madrid flat writing scripts with Diego (Novas), son of his loyal agent (Portillo). Then he hears of the death of wealthy financier Ernesto (Gomez), who 14 years earlier had bankrolled a film project starring his trophy mistress Lena (Cruz), who was desperate to get out of the relationship. Back then, as Lena and Mateo started spending rather too much time together, Ernesto sent his teen son (Ochandiano) to follow them, ostensibly to film a making-of doc.
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