Mother and son return to their country, their city, their past, after years spent abroad. They take diverging paths to reclaim what has been lost; the son in search of an absent father, the mother seeking the possibility of love.
Without any dialogues, the story of Yulya will develop itself as an exploratory and emotional journey, the life of a fragile and precious young woman caught in the cruelties of human trafficking.
The Eden Hostel is a humble and dirty place, run by an elderly couple. Hanging from the wall of one of its rooms, there's a statue of the Virgin Mary – who narrates, from her peculiar point of view, the stories of the various guests who stayed there throughout the years.
In a primary school, teacher Liliane anxiously awaits an important phone call. Her student Mathieu is even more of a disturbance than usual, but after Liliane receives a distressing call, Mathieu turns a difficult day for Liliane into a magical one.
Veronica is a young 25 year old woman who works as a prostitute. She remembers her mother, her punishment, her leaving, and his father, now with cancer, who saved her from her mother, and who loved her all his life.
One Saturday morning, a middle aged couple decide to make love in their car in the driveway to put a spark back in their marriage – only to find it has rather the opposite effect.
Sébastien, whose son is in a coma, seems to get worse and worse, and starts to see his son appear to him in strange ways.
This is the last day on the ship for the captain, before two lanky and nasty bureaucrats send him off. And now the old man is left on a tiny island, with only enough space for the lighthouse.
When his first and only client wakes from a coma, a retired private investigator reveals a secret that has cast a shadow over his life for close to fifty years.
Overprotected by his mother Caroline, Daniel is a young teenager living reclusively and isolated from the outside world. Since the death of his father, Daniel is forced to undergo the daily routine, boring and oppressive, set up by his mother.