Mustafa is in love with his cousin Narin to the point of obsession. Narin does not love Mustafa but ends up becoming his wife against her will. Mustafa's father is mayor of the small town and used to getting his way. A young doctor working for The UN comes to the area to mark unexploded bombs that remain in the fields. One day the doctor notices Narin leading a group of children through the mine fields to get safely to school. Soon the doctor is drawn in to the toxic relationship between Mustafa and Narin, risking his own life to protect her.