François is a young Québécois who finds living at home stifling. His relationship with his father is increasingly tense, and he decides to burn his bridges before the situation gets any more toxic. Through chance encounters, he manages to find lodging among friends who share the hardships of his generation. Among them is Élise, a painter whom he befriends, moved by the fragility of her paintings. But love doesn’t provide everything. François takes the advice of his friend, Léo, who know how to make money easily.