Hermit Victor is desperately looking for a cow that has disappeared from his small ranch. He suspects an indigenous neighbor —with whom he has had problems in the past— might have committed the theft. The arrival of Ricardo, his 12-year-old grandson, unleashes ghosts from Victor’s childhood as well as fears of the present. Protecting his grandson from the potential threat posed by the indigenous neighbor turns into a fatal wish. Victor must finally confront the dreaded ghost from his childhood.