There's no place like home.
Fifteen-year-old Simone is lured by her new boyfriend with promises of a better life in a big city. On the run from a dangerous environment and her drug-addicted sister, she arrives in Palmino with stars in her eyes and hope in her heart. Simone's story is the story of a society in which no child was going to have to live in poverty: a land of milk and honey, which for some people, turns sour and is filled with despair.
The way it is? Not necessarily....