A restless young man approaches adulthood in rural New Zealand. He spends an afternoon with his best friend, struggling to confide his plans for the future.
Shadow Cut is a poignant and lyrical drama centred on the intimate relationship between Boy and Girl, two teens drawn to a world beyond the restrictive walls of rural New Zealand.
Boy and Girl decide to take the long way home after school. When Girl senses Boy is hiding something, their romp around town soon exposes their dreams, fears and secrets. This search for truth leads them to a late night decision that could change their lives forever.