Suspecting there was something ugly in her family’s past, the film charts a filmmaker's excavation of the buried family conflict around her uncle Miguel’s death, and her search for his partner Robert a generation later.
In a rural New York community — where peace and beauty are an illusions — two families make sense of the tragedies they face.
In this rural New York community, peace and beauty are only an illusion. Two families hauntingly reveal the good and awful truths of their lives, as they try to make sense of the stress, strain, and tragedies they face. Cayutaville is a place people would assume embodies traditional truths and values — but in actual fact it aches with the complexities of today.