Alain, a business man in a hurry, short after the time. In his life, no place for recreation or the family. When a day, a stroke makes him lose the language and use a word for another one. To the hospital, he is taken in hand by Jeanne, a young speech therapist, which he is learning again, as a child, the language and the patience.
Plot Summary:Based on the life of the former head of Peugeot, Christian Stieff, the film serves as a wake up call for those enslaved in the unrelenting arduousness of contemporary existence. A high profile businessman who has let his personal life lapse in favour of corporate success. When he suffers a serious stroke and wakes up in hospital he finds himself stripped back to zero. He leans to rebuild his life with the help of a therapist and his family.