An escaped, but framed, prisoner escapes prison during a cobalt explosion and soon discovers he has grown a special power that makes his body impervious to everything. Learning this, he seeks vengeance on the bad guys who framed him for jail.
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Most of the time there are too many "dead times", with a lot of rhetoric from the classic film grammar. However, when the film finds its own look and Dwan his visual processes, explodes on the screen a poesis of solitude as seldom seen. The final in the mountain is so extraordinary - allowing the analogies with King Vidor and Dovjenko by Bénard da Costa - that turn out to be the final memory (and body) of the film.