The script was written especially for the actress Danuta Szaflarska, who was 91 years old at the time of filming. "Time to Die" is the story of elderly Aniela, the owner of a once beautiful, now run-down wooden villa. After many, many years, she is finally, before our very eyes, seeing her dreams come true - she is finally "freed" of the last tenant, forced upon her by the Communist government after World War II. At last she is once again the master of her own house. But this beautiful, long-awaited moment is far from what she had hoped. Her only son does not want to move back into his mother's house with his family, nor is he willing to take up its much-needed renovation. Shut off from the world, enclosed in her enormous house, Aniela has constant conversations with her only house mate, companion and guardian - her dog. In the twilight of her days, she must not only face the present, but also the past. Is her life a win or a loss? She never asks herself this question out right. But perhaps we will?