A telephone call shatters the calm of a Dublin summer morning bringing terrible news from war-torn Nicaragua: Johnny Little has been caught up in a mysterious skirmish and killed.
Grief-stricken his estranged parents Frank and Eleanor set out on the arduous journey to bring their wayward son home. It’s a quest that will have profound consequences: in this hauntingly beautiful land of poetry, guns and frantic salsa music, nothing is quite what it seems . . .