Lucas travels with his mother to the South of France to the home of her birth. There he renews his friendship with Caitlin, staying at the convent next door. When their friendship develops into love, Caitlin reveals da...展开rk secrets of Lucas' grandfather, who betrayed a group of Jewish children during the World War II, leading to the death for both children and nuns of the convent. At a small town nearby, racial tension is mounting against a group of refugees and Lucas finds himself under the spell of Benoit, s smooth talking extremist who draws him into violent action. Lucas' and Caitlin's love is threatened by a tragic event as well as by the dramatic echo of his grandfather's shameful past. Finally only forgiveness will free the new generation to move forward to a greater understanding.