Howard, a retired sailor and widower, lives in a house by the sea.
His adult daughter Grace hires a caretaker for her father, a lady in her mature years, Annie. Reclusive and stubborn, Howard rejects Annie's company, but eventually opens his heart and gives his final love a chance. Grace has her own crisis to unravel and finds her father's romance difficult. Her father's new love reminds her of the affection she missed, as a child and now again as an adult.
Annie must face the complex father-daughter relationship, while Howard and Grace must realize their own imperfections. Honest and affecting with stellar performances.