When the nurse Nour, in the film Red Soil, has to leave her job at the hospital after a mishap, she returns to her hometown in the south of France. There, her father arranges a job for her at the chemical plant’s hospital. But soon Nour discovers that things are not right. Workplace accidents and health risks are silenced, and when it is discovered that the factory also leaks toxic waste, she is faced with difficult choices. Should she stand up against the company, and her father, and act as a whistleblower?