Bucharest, 1959. A spectacular robbery performed on the National Bank of Romania, put the whole country on fire. In Communist Romania after World War II, this robbery represents a slap across the face unimaginable time authorities leading the country with an iron hand. Four men and a woman are arrested afterwards and you feel guilty for robbery. It are arrested, prosecuted and sentenced, and while awaiting execution … they are forced to play in a propaganda film about the crime committed. All five protagonists were the heroes of the resistance during the war and members of high society. They were convinced that they would be caught and executed.