In a rural environment in the 1940’s, a young widow lives in a state of deep loneliness and misery. Her routine consists of a succession of similar days spent at home or working in the field. But everything becomes worse once a mysterious entity begins to torment her.
The plague brings out the worst in everyone and only the Man remains immune. Consumed by desperation, in an attempt to save the Woman and protect his Son, the Man goes looking for help and travels through the village where nothing is as it seems. During a surreal and hallucinating night, the Man, haunted by memories of another life, begins to lose track of reality.