When reticent Ama returns to the city where she was gifted to a white art collector as a little girl, the quest to reclaim her stolen childhood quickly goes into a tailspin when she recruits an ex-lover on her mission. Escaping the city on a remote country road, their journey is beset with a series of bizarre encounters as their fate is tied to that of two passengers they pick up.
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