The film tells the story of a French Quebecker family at the beginning of the 1960s. Jacques Langevin (François Papineau) is a doctor and a father who lives in a suburb of Montreal with his family. In short, he's got e...展开verything to be happy. However, because of a secret he's kept for many years, Jacques suddenly dies. From this moment on, we get to see how his family lives their bereavement and deals with it through the eyes of Étienne (Charles Antoine Perreault), the oldest of Jacques' three children.