Hector McAdam (Peter Mullan) is embarking on his annual journey from Scotland to London, where comrades, Christmas cheer and a hot turkey dinner await him. Aware that this year's trip may be his last, Hector takes some alternate paths to reconnect with his past and reunite with those he left behind.
Haiti, 1962. A man is brought back from the dead only to be sent to the living hell of the sugarcane fields. 55 years later, at a Parisian boarding school, a Haitian teenager confesses an old family secret, never imagining that she will inspire her classmate to do the unthinkable.