In 1983, a woman fights for democracy in Chile under the regime of vicious dictator General Pinochet. Gladys, known as “The French Girl”, is a young Chilean woman, attractive and courageous, living in a working class neighborhood of Santiago. To earn money, Gladys takes in a young and innocent North American missionary named Samuel. Samuel’s mission is to spread the good word and document with his camera the people’s struggle to make ends meet in the corrupt system. He soon also captures the senseless murders orchestrated by the government and the first massive protests against Pinochet. Will Gladys and Samuel unite and bring a change?