Chaya, a school teacher in India, is telling the story of Diwali to her pupils. At the same time in the US, Murray who is a war photographer is about to meet his family for the first time after a tour in Afghanistan with the US Army. Pablo, a kid from a township in Argentina is looking at a crowd in the local village square. His father has gone to find him a horse for the annual race. Chaya, Murray and Pablo are about to simultaneously face a crucial moment of their respective lives...They will change forever!