Hoping it'll be like old times, Jerra and his best mate Sean set off in a beaten-up VW to go camping on the coast. Jerra's friends and family want him to finish uni, get a girl, get a job like Sean has.
But what Jerra is searching for is more elusive. They don't understand about Sean's mother, or the bush, or the fish with the pearl. Only the sea, and perhaps the old man who lives in a shack beside it, can help.