A college dropout-turned-professional essay writer assumes the impossible task of writing a thesis paper in one weekend and, along the way, discovers that he no longer wants to perfect others' lives while neglecting his own.
Two teens dreamily ditch tutoring and and hide out at the girl's apartment. Amongst social studies homework, she reveals her true intent.
Raised in the United States, Pich Swanson is an ex-gang member who loses his son when he is deported to Cambodia. There he finds a connection to his new home via a young boy who challenges his expectations as he gives up one country, life, and identity in order to accept another.
What appears to be a good opportunity for a diligent mother and her family to move ahead, forces her to make one of the toughest decisions of her life.