Happy and in love, Julie is a young British woman who lives in Mexico City with her husband Antonio and their baby girl Ana. An ordinary middle-class couple, excited about building their own house on the plot of land they plan to buy, they are about to be thrown into a dark and criminal world which they don’t understand. Corruption seethes all around and, unknown to them, the acquaintance from whom they buy the land is orchestrating a political crime – an assassination by Mexican government officials which goes drastically wrong. The press clamours for answers and the government needs someone to blame. The perfect scapegoat is Antonio.