2007, Fatma Zohra and her brother Omar drive in east Algeria, in order to find the location sets for her feature film. They find ideal places and actors. But the dreamt movie has never turned to reality. So, Fatma decides to modify the story.
1997, Alia, a photographer, is trying to go from Tunis (Tunisia) to Constantine (Algeria) to see her sick father ; Cherif, a writer, has discovered by reading the newspaper that his death has been announced. The taxi driver will drive them through a suffering Algeria.