Shickman, the film’s central subject, has been living in Phnom Penh, Cambodia for 8 years along with his baby’s mama, Saran. He is the soul provider of the pair and earns his meager living by reading tarot cards street side. Saran is Cambodian, drinks often, was once married to a man of which she had several kids with (all but one are in foster care). Aside from having to contend with each other, the two must also be weary of the human vultures that eye their daughters with hopes of turning a profit on the black market. Surely, the future for these people are a bleak one.