Seventeen year old Magnolia is torn between right and wrong at the height of the Civil Rights movement in 1964 Mississippi. Her views are challenged by her best friend Delilah, who hides a dangerous secret.
Henry is a loner and a night owl. His rare skin disease has kept him under the close watch of his fiery mother, who has sheltered him his entire life. One night, a young woman's car breaks down and Henry's life will change forever.