A young woman, Iona, and her son Bull travel to her birthplace seeking refuge from a violent crime. As Bull seeks forgiveness, Iona’s family must learn to cope with her return.
A young woman and her teenage son flee Glasgow, seeking refuge from a violent crime. They travel overnight to her birthplace; the isle of Iona, after which she is named. Once there, Iona must attempt to live among the religious community she had left behind. Their return exposes her tormented son Bull to a way of life that Iona rejected when she left the island as a teenager. As Bull seeks forgiveness for what he’s done and the fragile family she left behind try to cope with her return, Iona comes to terms with her loss of faith.