At work, Kanao, a courtroom portrait artist, silently observes the highest profile crimes and scandals of the 1990s and decline of Japanese values without judgement. At home in joys of marriage, he quietly observes his wife’s first pregnancy. When their child dies, the couple is shaken by the tragedy but Kanao manages to stand by his wife as she sinks into depression. He calmly guides her towards recovery during this gruelling experience. As they endure, hope slowly unfolds and their love story flickers to life once again.