In Northeast China, Shenyang is a city decaying. Xu Lingling is a 25-year-old girl suffering from uraemia and whose life has collapsed. At the height of her illness, her dissolute father returns, with her best friend Tan Na and former classmate Zhao Dongyang, to take care of her. Though her life is suffering, facing issues in family affection, love and friendship, she feels she still deserves to live. One day, Xu decides to go for a trip, and together with Tan and Zhao she hits the road.