The epic story of an ex-convict, set free by the grace of a cleric, yet pursued as a criminal by a cruel policeman while protecting an orphan girl.
In the late 1940s the Chilean poet Neruda is pursued by a vainglorious cop because the future Nobel Prize winner is a Communist beloved by the people.
A boy’s foster aunt dies & he runs into the bush rather than be sent back into the welfare system. The gruff widower who did not like him hunts for him. In turn they are hunted by the police who think the man has kifnapped the boy.