Ivan, a spectacularly narcissistic artist, holds court in New Zealand's idyllic Golden Bay. He is tortured by a low frequency humming noise: is it whale song, tinnitus, a CIA weapon, or the voice of God speaking very, very slowly? HIs long-suffering lover, Jane, innocently believes that her life is perfect.

Enter Xania the warrior woman, fresh from Argentina, determined to make the world a better place, starting with the local Tai Chi Club.

When chaos erupts, some choose happiness and some don't.