A newly recovering alcoholic embarking on a train ride home to visit his youngAutistic sonhe has not seen since the boy's birth. He reflects upon his life while on this train ridewith a stranger sitting directlyacross from him. We see his lifeplay out in flashbacks, dreams,and memories.
The train ride is an emotional voyage for the man as he recalls a troublesomechildhood with an alcoholic father who ignored him and didn't care much about him and amother whowas his comfort and tries to lead him on a good path opposite of his drunk andabsent father.
He also shares the guilt he feels about leaving his own son behind and is fearful theyoung boy will not accept him back into his life