Layal, a young newlywed Palestinian schoolteacher is arrested after being falsely accused and is sentenced to eight years of prison. She is transferred to an Israeli women’s prison, where Palestinian political prisoners are incarcerated with Israeli criminal inmates. The prison director pressures her to spy on the Palestinian inmates. While in prison, Layal gives birth to a baby boy. Against all odds, she manages to find meaning in her life. As prison conditions deteriorate and the Palestinian prisoners decide to go on strike, Layal is forced to make a choice that will forever change her life.