Sedigheh is due to marry Masoud, who is serving in the army. She was originally engaged to his cousin, Joseph, who is now missing in action. Masoud, meanwhile, wonders if Sedigheh really wants to marry him or if her father, Ghafour, is pressuring her to do so. When Masoud returns home terribly injured, he worries if his new wife will accept him. This tale of young people’s dilemmas in the midst of Iran’s crises boasts superb performances and heartbreaking drama.