King Charles VI declared that the knight Jean de Carrouge resolved the dispute with his blacksmith and challenged him to a duel.
Leda is a middle-aged divorcee who dedicates herself to her job as an English teacher for her two children. When her daughters leave home to be with her father in Canada, Leda expects a period of loneliness and longing. Instead, a little embarrassed by the feeling of her, she feels liberated, as if her life has become easier, easier. She decides to rest by the sea, in a small coastal town in southern Italy. But after a few days of peace and quiet, she began to take a threatening turn. Lead meets a family whose rude presence turns out to be disturbing, sometimes even threatening. When a small and seemingly pointless event occurs, Leda is overwhelmed by the memories of the difficult and unusual decisions she made as her mother and the consequences for her and her family. The seemingly calm tale of a pleasant rediscovery by a woman soon turns into the tale of a fierce confrontation with a troubled past.