Late 1970s. Ted and Joann move to the endless forests of North America with the goal of raising their five children without outside influences and according to good values. Born in the forest, their youngest daughter Jill grows up in a little paradise. This is first challenged when her brother expresses a desire to go to college. Their dream of freedom and self-reliance soon reveals itself to be a fatal ideology, and in their seclusion, ever deeper rifts appear in the family idyll.
Despite Parship & Co, Zoe, an aspiring filmmaker from London, is not yet in a steady relationship at the age of thirty - and is causing her carefree single mother serious worries with it. For Zoe's childhood friend, the Pakistani secondo Kazim, on the other hand, things are clear. He follows tradition and chooses an arranged marriage. Zoe is stunned. She decides to accompany the designated couple with her camera until the pompous wedding in Lahore, Pakistan. But her professional interest is less clear than she claims.