The Burning Plain (2009)
The past and the present have a curious way of effecting one another as five people are about to discover. Mariana is a young 16-year old girl living in a Mexican border town who is trying to put back together the shattered lives of her parents. She is connected to Sylvia, a woman living in Oregon who must undertake an emotional odyssey if she wants to redeem a sin from her past. Further into the past are Gina and Nick, two secretive lovers who must deal with their intense affair due to the fact that he is twenty years younger than she. They are connected to Maria, a little girl who must also help her parents find redemption, forgiveness, and love. The five will discover that their actions may mean the difference between life and death as well as their own journeys into seeking redemption…and whether or not they will ever find it.