América, a 30-year-old mother who lives in a remote Caribbean village, suffers the hardest hit when her lover takes her daughter away from her. Fury and fear push her to run away. In her life as a nanny in New York City, with support from relatives and other Latinas, América finds comfort and hope. When she dares to dream of a life without violence, reality hunts her down. Will she survive to tell her story?
Celinés Toribio plays the role of Miosotis, a Dominican babysitter illegally working in New York City.