Louis is a disarmingly quiet 7-year-old boy who lives with his father in a glass house in the Australian Bush. Louis’ Father is busy and preoccupied by everyday things but is forced to stop and take notice of his son when he sees strange markings on the young boy’s hands. Louis whispers that he cannot tell his father what made the marks, only show him. Thus father and son begin a journey through the bush that will change them forever. THE GIFT evokes the mystery and menace of the Australian landscape while at the same time exploring the transformative power of familial love.
Gracie is the eight year-old daughter of a white settler. While exploring she discovers Toora, an Aboriginal woman and her baby hiding in the stables near their house. Gracie believes Toora is playing hide and seek but the sinister truth is that Toora and her baby are the sole survivors of a massacre perpetrated by Gracieʼs father, William.
Every Wednesday, alcoholic CEO Shilo and her long suffering PA, Teddy sit down to conduct matters of business. But on this particular evening secrets will be uncovered, old wounds will be reported and their unique co-dependency will come under scrutiny.