Farhad Saremi makes a successful living as a movie actor. One day, however, his heart gives out on set and he realises that he must cut down on his roles in order to recuperate. Fearing a relapse, Farhad makes the decision to travel to his wife's hometown to fulfil an old promise. Once in the village, however, he is confronted by some unusual events. As we follow Farhad on his journey, we learn more about his past in this ponderous tale of discovery.