Canada, the first half of the last century. Everett Lewis is engaged in fishing and fish trade. He is a rather complex person, distinguished by unsociability and secrecy. Neighbors say that a man is unimaginably stingy. Of course, his house lacks a woman's hand. Everett does not really want to get married, because he will have to spend a lot of money on his wife. Women, too, are not eager to marry this dull squawking. Everything changes when Luis hires a new housekeeper Modi. She is still quite a young beautiful woman. Only she has a significant problem, an unpleasant hand disease - rheumatoid arthritis.
Very soon the unsociable Everett felt that the situation in the house had changed radically. All this happened, thanks to Modi's inner kindness. As described in the movie "Modi", the girl despite the terrible illness wants to become an artist. Lewis fell quietly in love with this woman. He completely changes his attitude to life. Now Everett is trying hard to support Modi in her quest to paint. After a while this brings some result. Pictures of Modi noticed and soon her vernissage.