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.
Their parents escaped Cambodia's killing fields — now dance helps three teens survive the minefields of urban America.
Three Cambodian American teenagers come of age in a world shadowed by their parents' nightmares of the Khmer Rouge. Traditional Cambodian dance links them to their parents' culture, but fast cars, hip consumerism, and new romance pull harder. Gradually coming to appreciate their parents' sacrifices, the three teens find a balance between their parents' dreams and their own.