Two brothers: one of them has become an actor and lives in Paris;he goes back home and meets his sibling who has stayed in the village where he married "la Matiouette" ,a local girl. The reunion is warm,but they soon discover that now they are worlds apart.little by little, the conversation becomes less friendly,less kind,and regrets,resentment resurface. Their reunion will leave them two broken men.
The film portrays a fictional nuclear war between NATO forces and the Warsaw Pact that rapidly escalates into a full scale exchange between the United States and the Soviet Union, focusing on the residents of Lawrence, Kansas, and Kansas City, Missouri, as well as several family farms situated next to nearby nuclear missile silos.
The story of Karen Silkwood, a metallurgy worker at a plutonium processing plant who was purposefully contaminated, psychologically tortured and possibly murdered to prevent her from exposing blatant worker safety violations at the plant.