Assadollah is old school. He controls his family with an iron fist and his word is law. Nobody dares challenge him or talk back. He doesn't let any of his children out of his sight, even after they're married and have their own kids. They're all one big family and all his sons are living in his house with their wives and children. Now it's time for his youngest son to get married, but there's just one problem. His bride doesn't want to live in Assadollah's house, and she refuses to let the old man or anyone else tell her what to do.
Ata and his fiancé make plans to rob her father’s jewelry store. Ata goes through with it, but when he gets caught, his fiancé abandons him and marries another man. Now Ata is stuck in prison and looking at even more time because he’s being accused of stealing some diamonds which he never did.
Reyhaneh’s life changes when she’s told that the people who brought her up weren't her real parents. She’s also told that her grandmother has a rug which can lead her to find out more about her past, but the rug is stolen. However, that’s just the tip of the iceberg as Reyhaneh’s reluctant aunt reveals the story of her parents…
Heidar loses a bet which requires him to steal some items from the mansion of a princess of the previous Qajar dynasty who've been overthrown by the new ruler, Reza Pahlavi. When Heidar meets the princess, he falls in love with her and brazenly asks for her hand in marriage. In order to get rid of him, she sets a condition which she's sure he'll refuse. She tells Heidar that he has to organize and perform in a passion play that's been banned by the Pahlavi regime. It's called Ta'zieh, and it's the story of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his companions. Heidar throws caution to the wind and accepts the challenge, getting himself into more trouble than he may be able to handle.