A feisty Australian geoligist (Sandy, Toni Collette) lands the unwanted task of showing a japanese businessman (Hiromitsu) around the mines and deserts of Pilbara, with a view to selling his company the unique geology software she has been developing. Hiromitsu meanwhile, mistakes her as his driver, and demands they trek to the desert, blissfully unaware of the dangers. Against the background of this elemental Australian landscape, these two strangers journey further and further into the West Australian desert, leaving more and more of what they know about each other and themsleves behind. Some stories can change your life. This is Sandy’s story, Sandy’s “Japanese” story.