Zoe has suffered with leukemia her whole life. When her condition worsens after the latest course of treatment, her doctor gives her a few months to live. Zoe, heartbroken, responds by resigning from life completely while her parents, John and Elizabeth, try to lift her spirits and fail. One day, in a field near her home, an Astronaut falls from the sky, crash landing in a space pod amongst the trees. John and Zoe rescue the Astronaut from the wreckage and take him home. The arrival of the Astronaut into their lives sets in motion a parable full of mystery, love and loss.