The film is directed by Peter Hedges adaptation of the novel written by Ahmet Zappa fantastic. Cindy (Jennifer Garner) and Jim Green (Joel Edgerton) are married and their great desire is to establish a true family is very excited about the idea of having a child.
When the two find that they can not have children, desperate, disappointed, gather in a box all their dreams about having a baby.
The box will bury their backyard. Not long after, the two witnessed a miracle. A little boy suddenly appears in their lives. Cindy and Jim will learn soon that boy, Timothy Green (CJ Adams) is not what it seems.