Ovidio and Ancizar are two unfortunate friends and managers of a small funeral home, and with many debts. When a mysterious woman named Amparo arrives asking for a cremation of the corpse of a beautiful girl without legal procedures but offering a substantial amount of money both reject it. When the supposed corpse disappears, Ovidio used ashes to convince women that it has complied with the task. But this business becomes the worst their lives as Alberto Machuca, a gangster who had Lucia (the dead beautiful girl) as a lover and had as wife to Amparo, kidnaps the mother of Ovid and calls on Lucia as Exchange. This and Ancizar with not only within 5 days be spent looking for Lucia but that also put together a difficult puzzle comic during the film.