Peruvian guerilla war veteran Magallanes (Damián Alcázar), lives a modest, self-contained life as a taxi driver and chauffeur to an elderly gentleman, his former military commander, Colonel Rivero (Federico Luppi). One day an indigenous woman gets into his cab (Magaly Solier). Magallanes recognizes her immediately: as a teenager suspected of belonging to the Shining Path, she had been subjected to unconscionable abuse at the hands of the colonel, while he himself had failed to intervene. Perhaps now, all these years later, her reappearance in his life presents a chance for some small measure of redemption…