The O’Neills lived happily in their habitat in the Australian countryside. That was until one hours of daylight fate struck blindly, taking the liveliness of Peter, the father, desertion his agonized wife Dawn alone taking into account their four children. Among them, eight-year-old-fashioned Simone denies this reality. She is persuaded that her daddy yet lives in the giant fig tree growing unventilated their quarters and speaks to her through its leaves. But the tree becomes more and more invasive and threatens the dwelling. It must be felled. Of course, Simone won’t disclose it.