In summer, Jim Biralbo plays drums with Billy Swann, a black musician of great prestige, at a club in San Sebastian, owned by his friend Floro. There he mets the wife of a gangster, who has unsuitable friends, especially an individual who is involved in a coup d'état in Portugal. In search of the woman, Jim decides to travel to Lisbon.
Based on the novel by Antonio Muñoz Molina.
Warning: This movie may contain strong language. Viewer discretion is advised.