When Zhao Xiaoyi passes the entrance exam to enroll as an art student, it's more to her than a chance to pursue her creative dreams. After years of close supervision at home, it also means freedom and independence. Away at school at last, a lonelier Zhao finds there may be more to miss at home than there is to discover on her own. Meanwhile, things are not all well with her mom, as career troubles and domestic problems collide to overwhelm her. When these burdens take a traumatic toll on the woman who has done everything for her, Zhao will have to learn what it really means to have a home.