They're psychiatrists, nurses and occupational therapists in Baumettes Prison in Marseilles, and receive inmates who become patients during the period of treatment. They are there to help these suffering men, even though they are locked up.
To be there is to find oneself in this unique space - that of listening - a pocket of air behind the prison walls. Its existence is conditioned by the determination of these professionals to continue practising psychiatry within a prison situation. But at what cost?
Sophie has been working here for ten years and now questions her place in prison, and the possibility of truly carrying out her psychiatric work there - which is a real act of resistance. She recalls the memories of these years of confinement to reach a decision: should she continue to be there, or leave?