After a summer away at camp, Phil returns home to find that his mother and twin sister aren't speaking to one another. Not willing to confront his family during the last days of the summer holidays, Phil escapes to hang out with his best friend Kat. Together they observe the handsome and mysterious Nicholas, who arrives as the school year begins. But as his amorous feelings start to flare up, so too does his past resurface : does he know the guy from before ? And what is the problem between his mother and twin sister ? And is Kat getting jealous ? A refreshingly candid and fascinating adaptation of the novel, with charismatic performances.