Hortensia and Marion neighbor in animosity in Capetown,South Africa. Both women have had successful careers in design and architecture and are now old. However sharp her tongue and intolerant of Marion's "stupidity", Hortensia unexpectedly needs Marion to skirt the issue of having a strange caregiver in her home. The women find common ground in recent widowhood and revelation of their husbands' secrets. The real surprise for each of them becomes friendship and understanding!