Zhaleh and Hamed are two third generation Iranian immigrants who have settled down in another country against their will. Their families, who find Iran's living conditions unsuitable, take refuge in Turkey in order to have a peaceful life. 'Hatred' includes two parallel stories from two periods of Zhaleh and Hamed's lives. The first one focuses on happier times when they first meet, while the second focuses on eight crucial hours when they commit a robbery in hopes of raising enough cash to start somewhere else anew. However, the pair discover that the path to new beginnings is far from smooth. An intriguing look at the lives of immigrants.