A bank is robbed and, as a result, Victoria is given leave from work to deal with her traumatic experience. Having just returned to her hometown, she uses the time to explore the Bucharest of her childhood, but also of the present. She re-encounters an old seamstress, the bank robber, her former lover, and the son of murdered neighbours. All while driving through the city in a convertible. It is the hottest summer in years, and her boyfriend decides to propose to her.