Takes a behind-the-scenes look at the colorful and competitive world of champion show chicken breeders, following the struggles and triumphs of both humans and their chickens on the road to compete at the largest poultry competition in the United States, the Ohio National Poultry Show.
A heavy burden compels Atang to leave the bustle of Johannesburg. He must return to his ancestral land of Lesotho to bury his estranged father in the remote, mountainous village where he was born. Once there, complications delay his ultimate departure, including reunion with a childhood friend who has blossomed into a beautiful schoolteacher. A playful meditation on the value of hardship and the mystical beauty of a land and its people.