Babou and Samba meet as children in Gambia, but are soon faced with the harsh realities of adult life in a society with few economic opportunities. Like many of their peers they are driven by ambition, idealism and pressure from their community to embark on an epic journey towards Europe, leaving behind everything they know and love.
They must make huge sacrifices on a journey that is more treacherous than they could have imagined. Ultimately, their experiences en route force them to question their original dreams and motivations. As they approach the shores of the Mediterranean, will their resolve alone allow them to realise their ambitions?