In her fifties, unemployed and lonely, Rosa has lost her self-esteem. Mute, her life takes a new turn when she decides to offer a balloon to her young neighbor who keeps losing his. To thank her, the parents invite her unexpectedly and take the opportunity to proudly announce that their child has just appeared in a television commercial. The young boy rushes to show his pay slip to Rosa.
Back home, upset, she starts looking through old photographs, and finds an old photo of her as a child. In an irrational act, she decides to send him to a casting.