2001. Ernesto is now in Madrid and he is trying to get the Spanish citizenship. He is also looking for a place to rent. He talks with his family but does not tell them the truth. 1934. At the Buenos Aires port, Andres sees the man on Laia's photograph. Juliusz and Andres go to a "conventillo" in La Boca, where they share a room. Some days after, Andres sees Hipolito (who is supposed to be Laia's husband) taking young women in his car. Later, he finds Laia in a brothel. He wants to take her out of there, but finds out that Laia travelled to Buenos Aires in order to work there. Gemma arrives at the "conventillo" and spends New Year's Eve with his friends.