The son of outstanding worker, miner, after many years in France, returns to his childhood town. He meets a lady-singer and a young Bosnian man in train, who are going to work in his little town. Obsessed with dreams o...展开f easy life, with help of his childhood friend, he wants to sell his father's house and depart for African diamond mine, Catanga, with that money. Encounter with his home town revives his childhood traumas again. Nightmare about old and new love, events in the mine and around him start his obsession with Catanga.