1914. World War I gains steam. The great Ottoman Empire suffers crash, and Constantinople is in the eyes plunged into chaos. The medical student Mikael Bogosyan in the city in transit. He intends to develop modern medicine in the native village in the south of Turkey where the Turkish Muslims and the Armenian Christians for centuries peacefully live side by side.
The press photographer Chris Myers into Constantinople was brought not so much by work, how many ardent feeling to the Armenian artist Ania. Mikael is also fascinated by Ana, but rivalry between men comes to naught when the Empire begins to pursue ethnic minorities cruelly. Promises are made and violated … But one should be constrained — a promise to survive and tell to the world a true story.