Eileen is the mother of two children, who are both about to fly the nest. A new relationship suddenly comes into her life, and briefly she blooms. However, Bill the new boyfriend, a pot smoking ex-cricketer, has his own problems. Their fling opens the door to paranoia and Eileen lapses back to her troubled past and starts to unravel. This touching film treads between darkness, humour and pathos as it follows Eileen's attempts to reunite her family and get her life back on track.