Having achieved professional success in Barcelona at the expense of family life, best friends Montse and Roser are dissatisfied and sexually frustrated. Over an evening cognac, the two friends hatch a plan to find one of Barcelona's many illegal African immigrants, whom they plan to employ as the object of their sexual desires. When Montse finds Bambara Keita on a park bench at the Plaza de Cataluña, she know he is the one, and invites him home. Keita's rags-to-riches experience means sacrificing some of his values in order to survive, as the two women take turns hosting — and hiding — him at their homes. When Roser is offered an attractive new position in Berlin, Keita is forced to make a difficult decision.