The Day After
FARID WASSOUF, a Brazilian of Syrian descent and Yaakov Zilberman, an American of Jewish ancestry have been close friends and longtime partners in a company specializing in commerce between Brazil and the United States. Farid suspects fraud within the firm. So he travels to New York City and plans meet with the detective hired to investigate the case. However, on the day of the meeting, the detective is murdered and Farid disappears without a trace.
Weeks later, his wife, accompanied by her fourteen year old son, Antônio, arrive in New York to discuss the disappearance of Farid with Yaakov. They were having a meeting at the World Trade Center, where the headquarters of the company was located, when the complex is attacked on the morning of September 11, 2001. Both, Yaakov and Farid’s wife die in the collapse of the towers.