A group of four soldiers, known as The Immortals, struggle to find where they belong in everyday Portugal after returning from the war in Angola in the 1970s.
Each year they organise a reunion and indulge themselves with women, gambling and drink, whilst reminiscing and reliving their glory days.
Determined to spice up their monotonous lives, the thrill-seekers hatch a plan to rob a bank.
But local Chief Inspector, Malarranaha, is about to retire and is determined to dedicate his last days of service to solving the robbery.
Portuguese director António-Pedro Vasconcelos weaves a captivating suspense thriller with first class performances.