Paulusie, an Inuit teenager on the verge of becoming an adult, lives with his grandparents and his sick father. He hopes to one day start a family with his girlfriend, Nikuusi. She dreams of leaving their village to continue her studies and Paulusie wants to leave as well, in order to travel and see the country.
One day, after alcohol is smuggled into the dry community for their graduation party, Paulusie has too much to drink and in a fit of jealousy, attacks Nikuusi and a man who spoke to her. His actions change his life and the lives of his loved ones.