The teen John (John Peter Zappa) has a number of behavioral problems: it is ignored by parents and becomes aggressive with school friends. When diagnosed with depression, their families decide to put him in a psychiatric clinic. In town, he meets Judith (Deborah Secco), HIV-infected patients and addict, end stage. Despite the hostile environment, the two fall in love and begin a romance. But Judith is afraid that his death shake the health of John.