Virginia, exasperated by her husband Matthew Generoso, which made life impossible for the family with his obsession of an impending third world war - justified by the tensions between the great powers - asks for help to his brother Arturo. This creates a fake radio news which announces the outbreak of a war. Matthew, paradoxically reassured by materializing of his phobias, back to being confident. A Luisa, however, future mother-in-law of the daughter of Matthew, the recent news has awakened fears and an archaic sense of ownership, so that the child has walled up in a closet, for fear of losing it. Maternity voracious and terror of the past weigh on the new generation who can not understand them.