Based on a true story. The main character of the film is a dumb girl, who works as a painter in Lhasa, Tibet. She meets a local boy, a hobby photographer. They quickly fall in love with each other, however the dumb girl is refused by the parents of the boy because of her hearing deficiency. The boy is then sent to a business trip to the centre of the country for one year. After the year spent far away from home, the boy is on his way back, when he is involved in a traffic accident and loses his life. The girl however keeps waiting for him at the place they agreed on. One year passes on, then 3 years, then 10 years, and she is still waiting there.