As a genius of criminal finance, Anthony Zimmer is wanted by the police all over the world. Nobody knows what he looks like, but in the race between those who want to catch him, Akerman, an exceptional cop, has a distinct advantage – he knows that Zimmer will risk anything to see Chiara again.
Just when the young woman has a meeting set up with the untouchable criminal, she receives a note written in his hand. To throw all those who are chasing him off his scent, Zimmer asks Chiara to approach a total stranger and to pretend that he is the one that everyone is seeking. Chiara chooses François, an ordinary man, who, fascinated by the young woman, rapidly plunges into a nightmarish world.
Between the manipulations and the false pretenses, they will soon discover that contrary to appearances, they are only pieces in a chess game beingplayed until the master arrives...