Paul loves Shéhérazade, his wife. He converted to Islam for her and is now called Ali.
One day, back from the mosque, he meets Samira, his wife’s friend, who wears a burqa.
Intrigued by this mysterious woman, Ali is infatuated with Samira. Far from being jealous, Shéhérazade suggests Ali to ask her to be his second wife. She offers to spend time with her in order to prepare her.