Luis Forest, an aging Falangist writer, has retired to Sitges to devote himself to review his past, write his memoirs and ruminate over his failed marriage. Due to a sense of guilt for his political past, aligned with the Francoist regime, he lives in virtual isolation in a large house accompanied only by his dog and Tesla, the housekeeper.
Shortly before the celebration of the Festival, the leader of the brotherhood of Devils dancing appears dead. Milton Ventura, police and brother of the deceased, returns to the village, after 30 years of absence, to clarify the case. Confronting the interests that oppose him and the demons of their past, Milton discovers that his brother's death involves a painful expose truth.
In a school playground, a small and lonely child, is walking by the group of popular kids of his class when someone pushes him accidentally against the biggest boy of the group, making him drop a pack of gum in the wet and dirty floor. The boys around them decide they should fight, so it’s decreed the two of them must face each other outside the school, when the noon bell rings. When the classes end, the small kid will try to escape the situation by lingering in the empty building and trying to go unnoticed. However, the ticking clock will become Figueroa’s worst enemy, while he has to face his fears and insecurities in order to confront his enemy just outside the school at high noon.