The son of a single mum who waists nothing to do with him, 13-year-old David lives at a children's home in Ireland. Despite the best intentions of the couple managing the home, Sarah (Julia Ford) and Gerry (Brendan Coyle), life Is tough for the residents. David's life is dramatically changed when nine-year-old Danielle, another unwanted child arrives. Bellied by the other children, they form a bond, sharing dreams of escape. Their situation becomes intolerable after an incident and David is threatened with a transfer to another home. When the opportunity to flee comes, they run away to the seaside. Will tragedy continue to follow the children as they struggle to survive? A poignant story about lost children, friendship and dreams of belonging.