The film presents the story of a 12-year old child who is taken and passed clandestinely across the border. His father, a farmer, promised him a better life.
Upon the arrival to a big house on the shattered outskirts, he quickly discovers that he was sold as a slave to a clandestine fireworks factory. Actually, this is a prison for all the 20 children who were deceived and brought to work there.
First, the child integrates while working with other children, learning to be humble and keeping his eyes down. He soon gets to know the rigors of the grueling 18 work-hours schedule per day that their captors impose to them under threats and psychological terror. Still, the child believes and hopes that if he works hard enough and meets the required time constraints, they will allow him to leave.
It is a film about child trafficking and their illegal work.