A young Chinese man comes to Singapore for the first time and rents an apartment with a sex worker. When they become friends, the man reveals that he is a smuggler and wants to make quick money then head back home to start a new life. The sex worker also shares the same hope of going home after making enough money. They both picture themselves as tightrope walkers, surrounded by fears but pushing by hope. Two tightrope walkers, but one will fall.