The doctor Iwamori Akira’s wife Hitomi has gone missing. He visits her hometown of Uzukawa Village together with their daughter Aiko to search for her. While the two of them are staying there, heavy rain hits the surrounding region and the village is cut off. Before long, a young person is murdered. As distrust and disquiet start to hang over the village, the complication of a power struggle in a powerful family and the generational divide between angry young people and adults gradually reaches a head. The entire village inches towards a crisis. Will Iwamori be able to come to terms with his family and his own past?
Adapted from the novel “Uzukawamura Jiken” (鵜頭川村事件) by Kushiki Riu (櫛木理宇).