Anna spends her days alone inside her old villa in Sicily. The windows and mirrors are covered by black fabric. Out of nowhere, Jeanne turns up at the house, claiming to be the girlfriend of Annas son Giuseppe. She said he invited her to spend Easter with them in Sicily, but now he is nowhere to be found. Anna can’t bring herself to tell Jeanne that he died and tells her that he will be back soon. While the city is preparing for the traditional Easter celebration, the two women get to know each other. Anna sees a way to keep her son alive in Jeanne’s company. Oliver Bachelard praises the film in Abus de Ciné and writes that The Wait is a ”beautiful story of mourning”. The film was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 2015 Venice Film Festival and won awards in several other categories.