Pedestrian story of a French widower, Ventura, who travels to Canada to identify the body of his son, who was gunned down in a shootout with police. It turns out the dead boy is not his son, so the father vows to go into the Canadian underworld and bring back his boy. The two have had a
strained relationship ever since the death of the boy's mother in a forest fire. The boy always blamed his father for her death and finally fled to Canada. Ventura enlists the aid of an ex-con waitress, Dickinson, to help him in his search. Not only are Ventura and Dickinson looking for the boy,
but the mob is also after him because the kid plans to flee to California with some of t...