After countless failed attempts to escape what is left of his Vietnam homeland in the late 1970’s, Viet Quoc Nguyen crosses paths with the beautiful Nga Thi Le, a young Vietnamese woman studying at university to become a teacher. The hope born of a brief love affair is soon dashed when the two are torn apart during separate attempts to flee the escalating violence overtaking the city. Nga and Viet must find a way to survive the untold horrors inflicted by Mother Nature and by men during one of the darkest periods in human history. Caught in the middle of rising political violence, their very lives are threatened at every turn, yet fate isn’t finished writing their love story. Witness an incredible true tale about the loss of a nation’s innocence, the indomitable human spirit, and the power of coincidence.