Everyone in Charlie's small town is baffled as every spark of electricity has vanished. As time passes, lawlessness erupts and takes an ugly turn. When the market and pharmacy are torched by an anti-Semitic arsonist, Charlie realizes his mother will die without her medicine. So he dons skis and heads off alone, seeking the nearest hospital. After traveling 50 miles through brutal ice and snow, Charlie encounters a burned out, looted city of terrified citizens. Will he be able to save his mom?