A psychological thriller with subtle and veiled hints at malevolence. A gifted child pianist from a humble background has the chance of a scholarship to the Conservatory. However she fails the audition and vows never to play the piano again. Many years later she is working as a nanny and is still harbouring a deep grudge about this failure. Outwardly submissive, Francois ingratiates herself with the family she is working for while plotting revenge on the person she deems responsible for her life’s failure.