Recently relocated, Helen Olsen is an only child living a sheltered life with her parents in suburbia. Left alone by her parents for the first time, innocent and naive Helen is forced to fend for herself in a world turned upside down with an odd cast of characters, all battling to control her fate. Helen's 24-hour journey takes her underneath the surface of the idyllic town. Be it her friends, neighbors or the local authorities, Helen quickly discovers that the world is not the same when you have to stand on your own feet. Having lost her way and her innocence, Helen must find a way to survive the night and get back home before her parents return.