The smell of mango provokes a journey of nostalgia in Dolores, a Colombian immigrant in Canada, lost in-between times and spaces, expecting a baby while coping with her mother’s inevitable passing.
Dolores is an illegal immigrant from Colombia who decided her dreams would come true in Canada, where she works as a janitor. Her mother’s voice breaks the silence of her daily life through phone calls. When Dolores realizes she cannot help eating mangoes, she discovers she is pregnant and finds out Soledad is dying. While the seed of a new life is sprouting in Canada, Dolores’s roots become ethereal. Going back is a one-way trip, and the desire to have a Canadian baby keeps her from going through with it. Dolores learns there are other ways to listen to her mother’s voice other than hearing it.