Maria Linde, a Jewish, Polish and Nobel-prize winning poet lives in Tuscany Italy. She has a secret affair with an Egyptian man, Nazeer. Right before the award ceremony, a terror attack in Rome makes her agitated and she decides to refuse the prize. In the scent of romance, the film keeps alluding the imbalance of the two persons’ situations. Past and present, Jewish and Muslim, and massacre and terror are two sides of the same coin. Maria’s confusion is a tragic omen that any imbalance inevitably brings.