When her husband, a notorious drug lord, is wound up in the eyes of their youngest son, Carmen makes a drastic decision. Penoza sketches a penetrating picture of the Dutch underworld in which choices regarding family loyalty and money are on the cutting edge to be made. Penoza is told as a family saga with Carmen, a working mother with an exceptional profession at the head.
Carmen's drug trade operation with Rosales is going smoothly and she doesn't seem to have a thing to worry about. Life is so good, she even starts thinking about early retirement so she can spend more time with her family and dreams of returning to the legitimate world. But when a competitor threatens her territory, there is nothing else she can do but get back in the game.
Carmen, the daughter of a notorious Amsterdam drug lord, reluctantly takes charge of the family's smuggling business in order to clear her husband's debts.
After the trauma of losing her husband and being caught up in her family's illicit affairs, all Carmen wants is to do is lead an anonymous life and protect her children. But it seems that her past in Amsterdam is determined to catch up with her...