'Ella, eight and African-American, lives in a tiny flat in New Orleans. Her favourite person to visit is Delores, in her sixties and greying, to hear stories about Delores and her old friend Izzy. Carter is Izzy's ten-year old grandchild, living in Newmarket, Mississippi, unaware that his life will soon collide with Ella and Delores in a heartbreaking and inspirational way. Adapted from Maxine Beneba Clarke's acclaimed short story of the same name.'
Source: Screen Australia funding approvals.