Susan, an epidemiologist, reemerges from an affair gone sour and encounters a peculiar patient -- a truck driver who experienced a sudden, uncontrollable crying fit. Now he is calm, but he has lost his sense of smell. Susan soon learns there are hundreds of people across the globe beginning to suffer strange symptoms, affecting the emotions, then the senses.
Denis Lawson,Connie Nielsen,Eva Green,Ewan McGregor,Stephen Dillane,Ewen Bremner
Susan (Green) is a scientist searching for answers to important questions. So important that she has given up on other things, including love - until she meets Michael (McGregor), a talented chef. Suddenly everything starts to change. While Susan and Michael are experiencing new and unforeseen depths of feeling, all around the world people are also beginning to feel strange - something is affecting the emotions.
Susan and Michael find themselves embarking on a sensual adventure, experiencing head-spinning, stomach-tightening moments of pure connection. Is this because they are falling in love or is it because the world is falling apart? A life-affirming look at what it means to love and be loved in these turbulent times.