Colette's husband commits suicide, and she feels terrible guilt for not having been at his side when he died. Her daughter Gabrielle lives in an emotional turmoil. Suffering from bulimia, she has to work as an escort to feed her disorder, and after abandoning college, leads a life without purpose or meaning. Joseph is a master lecturer on Dutch philosopher Spinoza at a university in Belgium. He is invited to Montreal to participate in a debate on Spinoza and his philosophy, but his life is not as serene as it seems and his marriage is rocky.These three bereaved characters will collide, and their respective lives will be changed forever.