Synopsis: “55-year-old Mario works in a morgue typing autopsy reports. In the midst of the 1973 Chilean coup, he fantasises about his neighbour, a cabaret dancer, Nancy, who mysteriously disappears on September the 11th.
After a violent army raid on her familyâ€™s home, he hears about the arrest of her brother and father, a prominent Communist and Salvador Allende supporter. Troubled and spurred on by the thought of losing his would-be lover, Mario begins his frantic search for Nancy.
Allendeâ€™s government has been overthrown and people are dying in the streets. The Chilean Army seizes the morgue and numerous corpses pile up, but Mario canâ€™t get his mind off of Nancy. He carries out his job, thinking that he might find her among the dead, and one night…”