A sixteen-year-old boy is wrapped in plastic and lowered into a tank truck full of crude oil. When Siyar’s sister Nermin runs away from her own wedding, it is Siyar’s responsibility as the eldest man in the family, to track her down and restore the family honour.
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A young man's dark Quixotic folly drives an obsessive quest to perform an honor killing against his sister after she abandoned arranged marriage plans in their Iraqi-Kurdish town for Istanbul and points beyond. Siyar's unstoppable drive includes his choice to illegally border cross into Turkey plastic-wrapped in a petrol tank. Bitter realism pierces through a cinematic portrait of compulsion spanning across Europe.
A young man sets out to execute the honor killing of his sister who fled an arranged marriage. Pursuing her across a continent, and befriending a homeless girl who joins, but does not support, his quest, his horizons gradually broaden. But enough to alter his course? The movie ultimately drives home the moral that the problems of three little people don't amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world.