A patriot during the black decade, Rahim courageously bore arms against terrorists. He will keep indelible wounds and will lose loved ones. Twenty years later, the father is prostrate in his apartment with his books and his poodle. From the window of his apartment in an aging city, he witnesses the daily verbal attacks suffered by his daughter Kahina from Karim, a young man from the neighborhood who combines drug addiction and Islamist discourse. Will Rahim remain a prisoner of his traumas or finally act to change things?