The whole world is in front of Cari. She is 16 years old and yearns for her freedom. For Elen that is a cause for concern. Cari is different from her friends and her mother's instinct is to protect her. But as her innocent daughter develops into a young woman, Elen must learn to cope with letting go of her daughter as she steps into her new life as an adult. A sensitive and penetrating portrait of a mother and daughter relationship.