Julia is an attractive single mother in her early forties with a grown up daughter. Out of apathy she marries a wealthy previous suitor, and gives up her job as a school-teacher and her financial independence to enjoy a comfortable life with him. But for years she has kept a deep secret from her youth, and so have others around her. Eventually the moment where they must reveal themselves strikes unexpectedly, bringing a wild storm into their lives. Nothing will ever be the same, but in that very moment Julia awakens to realize that love and trust are there for her, where she had least expected them to be, and she can finally enjoy life to the full.