Idealism and cynicism clash on the road in Africa. Simon (Andrew Simpson), a young Irishman, is traveling across the continent to get to his doctor girlfriend in Mozambique. Stuck in Malawi, he hitches a ride with a nomadic older couple Casper (Derek de Lint) and Kate (Belinda Stewart-Wilson). Without wishing it, Simon becomes embroiled in their complicated history. Their dark psychological relationship becomes infecting.