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After a world-renowned economist, and leading contender for this year’s Nobel Prize in Economics, is found dead in his bed by four of his closest friends, they decide to keep his death a secret to ensure that he has the chance to win the prize.
Zohara finds Avishai dead in his bed. She calls their friends to get the funeral arrangements going. But then, Yehuda suggests an idea: What if they keep Avishai’s death a secret for five days, to allow him to win the Nobel Prize?
After the group learns that Avishai’s sister is coming to the house for her weekly visit, they decide to transport the body to Yehuda’s house. But as they make their way to the car, an unexpected accident complicates their plans.
Yehuda heads to a business meeting, leaving Avishai’s body on the floor of his home. However, when the business meeting turns out to be a surprise party, Yehuda fears his wife will soon discover the secret he has been keeping.
With Avishai’s corpse missing, the four friends realize it’s only a matter of time before the police gets to them, and they embark on a search for the body. Along the way, different relationships between the four of them reach their boiling point.