Two renowned surgeons, Mila and Javier, have been deeply in love for 10 years now. But their shared passion for their job is put to the test by Javier's penchant for alcohol, which Mila can no longer help him hide. Javier is suspended. Mila's unexpected pregnancy tips him over the edge and their couple disintegrates. To be reunited once more, Mila and Javier must win out over their fears and addictions. Based on a novel by Mathias Enard.