In the French Jura mountains, at the end of fictitious Middle Ages, Else is an herbalist and a midwife. With Nicole, her young apprentice, they are disturbed during their daily practice: a stranger riding a horse demands to gather all the women of the village in its small church.
On the way back from the swimming training, Janaina is violently approached by the police. Safe back home, she must manage the relationship with her father, who's a policeman.
Ida is having doubts about what kind of life she wants to live. When she gets pregnant with her boyfriend, Eskild, she realizes she doesn’t want the child. The fear of Eskild leaving her, if she shares her true feelings, makes her have an abortion in secret, while she makes him believe it was a miscarriage. Will Ida find the courage to share the truth with him?
A frigid winter on the Mongolian steppe, an untimely snowstorm aggravated the lives of a pregnant herder and her 8-year-old daughter: the missing flock of sheep, the unborn child, the absent husband, traces of wolves...... everything led the mother and daughter to places they’ve never been.
Edina is a middle aged intellectual whose relationship with her long-term girlfriend recently ended but she couldn’t process the break up yet. She goes to a beauty salon for a full-on bikini wax. During the painful treatment she gets in touch with her repressed memories and with her inner sorrow.