Abdallahi, an abusive and self-centered taxi driver meets Mariam, a young woman on the deserted highway to Nouadhibou. Minutes after he drops her home, Abdallahi realizes that Mariam forgot Baccalauréat-prep papers in the car. He drives back to give them to her, but only finds her parents. With mixed emotions of shock, wonder and respect, Abdallahi sits with Mariam’s parents to listen to a story of emotional and physical abuse that will teach him a lesson.

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