The Syrian war has so far caused up to 40,000 deaths and 4.8 million refugees who have fled to Libya, Turkey and Jordan. This film is based on a true story. Aya and Fatima are two sisters who live in a small village in the North of Syria, in the epicenter of the fighting between police and shabiha, the regime s militia. One day Muhammad, a messenger of Fatimas husband Shady, pays a visit. Having been part of the military for years, Shady has recently deserted and join the rebels of the Syrian Free Army. The consequence of this decision is the vendetta of the Secret Service and shabiha on Shady and his family. The only chance to survive which Aya and Fatima have is to cross the Turkish border, seek refuge and wait for Shady to join them. They leave in haste with few belongings accompanied by Farid, a friend of Muhammad, who will escort them by car to the border.
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