Phillip and Sylvia Gellburg are an unhappily married Jewish couple living in New York in the last days of November 1938.
Phillip is obsessed with his job at a Wall Street bank and the couple rarely spend quality time together. That is, until Sylvia is mysteriously taken ill after reading about the events of Kristallnacht in the newspaper.
Tensions heighten as Philip locks heads with his boss and martial problems are revealed. We watch as the story of Sylvia and Philip is slowly unravelled, and the glass breaks.