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Salvador, travelling from Lima to his job, finds himself stranded by floods in a small town in the Andes. There he encounters and falls for Madeinusa, whose father is the mayor who has an incestuous attraction to his daughter. The town prepares for the Easter Festival and the tradition of any sinning being allowed in the days between Good Friday and Easter Sunday when God is believed to be dead before rising again.

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