The film takes place in a parched, near-future Australia, where the control of water is the greatest power. As it happens, over the past 20 years Australia has weathered one of the most devastating droughts on the planet.
The death of a close friend rocked Chris Sypolt's world. So, he did what any logical 44 year old would do and set out on an an 80-day, round the world trip. It was the first time he'd ever left the US.