Zain is a 12-year old boy who is angry that his parents gave him life. Feeling neglected, he leaves his home to embark on his own journey living in the streets. He eventually meets an Ethiopian woman and tends to her son in return for food and shelter. This arrangement works out well until Zain commits a violent crime and is taken into custody. Facing the judge, Zain wants to have his parents arrested for bringing him into the world to begin with.