The attendant in the Society for the Protection of Children realizes that every morning one loaf of bread is missing in the storeroom. First, he thinks it's the bakery's fault but later finds out that a child is filching the bread. So, he decides to keep an eye on him.
Based on Xavier de Montépin's story, the film tells the story of a widow wrongly accused of arson.
In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to be made responsible of the deaths, but Andreu tries to help his father by finding out who truly killed them. In this search, Andreu develops a moral consciousness against a world of adults fed by lies. In order to survive, he betrays his own roots and ends up finding out the monster that lives within him.
Asiye is young and beautiful girl who works as a manicurist in a small beauty salon. She lives in a poor neighborhood with her family and wants to get married as soon as possible in order to get rid of her step mothers evil tongue. When she learns that she is pregnant, she immediately talks to her boyfriend and wants him to come and ask her family's approval for marriage. However, her boyfriend wants her to have an abortion and mentions clearly that he has no intention for marriage.