Lara is a Palestinian living a middle class life in London with her British husband, Michael who is on advertising business and seven year-old son, James. She has neatly side stepped the dark shadows of her early life in Ramallah and her complex relationship with her childhood friend Inam. Despite being in a loveless marriage - they haven't slept together since the boy was born, she maintains the appearance of leading an idyllic life. She keeps herself in good shape, however, with just a little vodka to soften the world. When Inam, a slim beauty who looks little frazzled and has an edgy manner arrives unexpectedly, her life is immediately thrown for a loop. Flashbacks reveal that she had a relationship with Michael before they married, and the two women also shared an intimacy felt more deeply by Lara. Inam clearly has unfinished business from the past to settle and begins a subtle game of emotional sabotage. As the two women try their best to fake pleasantries, they each reflect on ...