Louisa, a filmmaker reeling from a recent professional dejection, meets Luke, a pianist experiencing his own artistic crisis. Despite being in a long-term relationship with Ati, Louisa is intrigued by Luke. As Louisa falls for him, her skeptical attitude towards romantic love begins to unravel as she surrenders to her passions. But as Louisa and Lukeas romance blooms, simultaneously Michael, a wayward architect estranged from his wife, meets Sylvia, an enigmatic painter. But are these parallels merely a coincidence? Soon Michael and Sylvia embark on a verboten journey of pleasure and pain. But who is Sylvia? As Michael's lust crescendos, he realizes that he has chosen the elusive.