“I never got to feel the warmth of a loving family.” That is what Seishiro notes down in 1948, who was adopted as a child by the idealistic Eichiro. In 1980, Izumi works at a bank and she lives with her mother Ito. Twenty-two years later, in the evening on a winter night and the day before Izumi is to marry, her mother tells Izumi about her late father's dream, Seishiro. Her father's dream was of Izumi's marriage. Izumi reminisces about her loving father. What happened in the meantime? In reversed chronological order this movie tells a story about a man who had much to give and what he got in return.