The lives of a tight-knit team of rising investigators--Ray (Chiwetel Ejiofor), Jess (Julia Roberts) and DA Claire (Nicole Kidman)--are suddenly torn apart when they are called to the scene of a brutal murder...and discover the victim is Jess' beloved teenage daughter. The killer is never found and the case goes cold. Now thirteen years later, after obsessively searching for the elusive killer, Ray finally uncovers a new lead that he's certain will resolve the case, nail the vicious murderer and bring long-desired closure to his fractured team. However, no-one is prepared for the shocking, unspeakable secret that is about to revealed.
Interweaving past and present, this deeply layered mystery explores the murky boundaries between justice and revenge; and asks the question: how far would you go to right a heinous wrong?