Meriel leads a quiet life in a small seaside town, at a physical and emotional distance from her son Philip. When she encounters Samuel on the beach, her life changes completely. Through her emotional metamorphosis, Meriel alters the lives of both young men.
An artist. A mother. A woman. Can she be all? The choice is impossible and in trying to make up for lost time, she is bound to create havoc and hurt people, including herself.