The Arifogulları family, one of the notable families of the town, are far from their days of glory. Most of their plantations have been sold, leaving them with nothing except for an olive oil factory. The head of the family, Arif Arifoglu is an 85-year-old irritable man who has long retired from his business. His son Azmi's only concern in life is to win back the heart of his ex-wife Nevin.
The death of great-grandfather Arif Arifoglu reveals secrets that have been kept hidden for years. The second son of the family, Asaf had gone off to the Korean War 40 years ago. Since Asaf was taken prisoner at war and not heard from ever again, everyone in town considered him dead. The eldest son Azmi was in love with his younger brother's fiancee Nevin. Taking advantage of the fact that his brother had died, Azmi reached his goal and married Nevin.
After two years of captivity, Asaf writes to his brother that he has been rescued and that he will be returning to town but he is devastated by the reply he gets from him.
The whole town considers him dead. His brother married the girl he loved; and they now have a kid together. Upon this news, Asaf cannot bring himself to return to town. With immense disappointment and questions he carries in his head, he captains out in the open seas for years. Until news of his father's death reach him.
Characters from different generations who experience "first love" and the places and situations these "first love"s take them form the main axis of the story in this film.