Something strange but unavoidable occurs between a young man and recent widow. Yet the young man will remain blind to the fact that this woman might be his mother, and her dead partner, his father. "The Counting of the Damages" is about the never-ending repercussions of criminal actions. In this case, those of the Argentine military dictatorship. The film echoes their wrongdoings. Deeds cannot be undone. Thus damages keep unfolding in the most unexpected ways.