Short Synopsis (no spoiler)

Ever since Noah was a child he’s wanted to work with his father building canoes in the north woods of Maine. But because of a well hidden secret this dream has always eluded him. This is the story of Noah’s transformation as he uncovers the truth that has kept him from his lifelong ambition.


Medium Synopsis  (with spoiler)

Noah’s dream has always been to move back home to the North Woods of Maine and work with his father building wooden canoes. But every time he tries to return to his father's canoe shop he is overcome with fear. The mystery of the film unfolds as Noah and his mother talk of the decade that Noah lived with physical illness. Noah's voice is heard reading a letter to friends and family as we see shots of an icy northern lake. "10 years ago I awoke to sickness…recently I have discovered how and why my body has spent a decade in this turmoil. The truth that has been so long hidden from even my own consciousness is that I am transgender… The parts of me that are surfacing have been suffocated and tortured…I will now be going by the name Noah. I have been waiting years for this." The film follows Noah as he finds the courage to go home. There he confronts the ghosts within himself and the constant reflection of 'Holly', the person he used to be. A healing that he never expected begins as Noah finds his place as a man in a family of his own.

 

Short Synopsis (with spoiler)

This story is set in Maine’s north woods. It follows the journey of Noah, a transgender male as he moves from a difficult past into a healing future, finding his place as a man in a family of his own.