Lack is a story that originates after the 1980 military coup, between 1981 and 1984, during the years when the hunt for revolutionaries was most prevalent, and continues today. Pregnant Melek’s husband is arrested and later killed by torture. Although she has just given birth, she is kicked out of the house by her father-in-law, who keeps her older son Deniz. After 30 years pass, Deniz, now a misanthrope, desolate and alcoholic, turns to his mother and brother who he hasn’t seen ever since. Now he will have the answers to all his questions. But, the truth has a price.