Alain, 47, is released from jail where he spent 18 month. Alain is not a criminal, prison was his way of escaping his life. Having nowhere else to go, he arrives at his mother's place. A place charged with their violent past? A Few Hours of Spring is a love story between a man and a women, both incapable of expressing their feelings for one another. But as his sick mother's final hour approaches, will the keep running away from each other's arms ?