This is the story of Ching-Wen and his family.
Building a house on their island for his parents has been Ching-wen’s long time wish. But before he could finish constructing the house, they ran out of money. So now he has to leave his home, Orchid Island (Lanyu) and return to Taiwan to make more money. The film phrases reflection with the young man’s father, his two younger brothers, his uncle, his mother, all of whom have a few things to say about him.