A road movie of aspiring musicians journeying across Iran to compete in a talent contest. The band begins their journey to Tehran from a southern province just when they have lost all they had in the flood. Keeping hope alive despite obstacles and dead-ends in a flood-stricken land, they begin to wonder if each stage of the journey is just another turn around a vicious circle.
Chan-sil, long-time film producer for a celebrated director, finds her career derailed when he suddenly dies. She moves to a room with an elderly landlady, takes work cleaning for a young actress, and pursues a French teacher who aspires to direct movies. Through surprising, sometimes dreamlike encounters Chan-sil grapples with anxieties about her age, love life, and career.