The filmmaker’s 200 year old ancestral house in a remote village of Miyar in Karnataka, South India is dismantled, giving an opportunity for him to undertake a journey into a past that he not only shares with his extended family, but also with successive generations of rural Indians. A realisation of the inevitability of a transition marks this journey. It could well be the journey of a country that has propelled itself into modernity. As plans are on for the house to be reconstructed
elsewhere in an open air museum, out of its original context - the fossilization seems to be complete.