An idealistic mother is torn between avenging the murder of the man she loved or protecting her family.
When the Hardcastles give it all up to live out their green dream in a crumbling old mine house in the North Cornish coast, the hardship and isolation starts to take its toll. The arrival of an enigmatic Ukrainian migrant worker seems to turn their fortunes around. But when he is found murdered, the family know that one of them must have done it. Under the burden of their secret hidden passions are uncovered and the family is slowly torn apart.