Two members of a rebel movement are sent on a dangerous mission around enslaved Bulgaria in 1870's. Their leader has an important message to reach a man of high importance in the revolution of the country - Vasil "The Lion" Levski.
Alik, a young virtuoso clarinetist of a classical orchestra is forced to accept contracts intended for a hired killer, called the Virtuoso to save his orchestra. But Alik is a musician, not a murderer.
The film follows the relationship between a bullied student, Shelly, whose home life is in shambles, and a wealthy eccentric, Wes, with no friends and issues with women. Things take a turn when Wes offers to become the teen's guardian.