The future is on its way to Picardy with the construction of a huge motorway.
But nearby is a house where nothing has changed since 1945.
Traumatised by events that year, Yolande hasn't left her home since. And life has not been kinder to Bernard, her brother, who is now in the final months of a terminal illness.
Realizing that he has so little time left, Bernard's gloom suddenly lifts.
With no longer anything to lose, he becomes reckless - and murderous -