A violinist who plays inspirational music for victims of car crashes and other calamities faces a loss of faith in the power of music. He seeks help from a Simplification Institute which emphasizes the golden rectangle as a healing force. After a violent attack while performing on the street, the violinist undergoes an inner transformation after meeting a young victim of a car accident who seems now to possess uncanny strength. Though a conflicted encounter with a sadomasochistic puppeteer, the violinist discovers a new kind of faith in his art.