On the eve of Chinese New Year, Steven, a closeted Chinese international student living in New Zealand oppressed by the expectations of his parents, plans to lose his virginity to a stranger that he meets online.
Steven, a closeted Chinese international student, is preparing to lose his virginity to a stranger he met online. With video calls from his emphatic mother half a world away about his fabricated girlfriend and the looming presence of his deceased father, Steven is crumbling under the desperation to please his parents. Although he is very much alone, Steven is no less agonised by the idea of acting upon his desires to be with another man. When Andrew, the man in question arrives and an unexpected connection forms, Steven must come to the bittersweet realisation that to be happy you cannot pretend forever.