Lucrecia Martel is now recognised as one of the leading new film-makers in the world. This mystery is her third feature, and was released to huge acclaim. Driving in the country Veronica is distracted and apparently hits something. Disturbed, she does not investigate but drives off. After the accident she becomes disconnected from her daily life. She Eventually tells her husband - they return to the scene and only find a dead dog. But then news emerges that a child has disappeared. Her family joins to erase all traces of the accident ever having occurred.