The self-immolation of a vegetable seller marks the beginning of a revolution that would initiate the end of the 24-year dictatorship of the Tunisian President Ben Ali and later become known as the "Arab Spring". The film shows three fates, which all share the same fear. They are more than just witnesses of a progressive revolution. By their actions and through their eyes, Mourad Ben Cheikh tell the story of the revolution of an entire country. The film is a testament and a tribute to the people of Tunisia.