Louisa “Lou” Clark (Emilia Clarke) is an enthusiastic, naive and joyful twenty-something who has never left her village, and who must urgently seek a job to support her family. On his way he crosses with Will Traynor (Sam Claflin), a successful businessman who also grew up in the same town, who has returned after suffering an accident after being hit by a motorcycle and leaving him in a wheelchair. Due to his condition, this ex-adventurer has fallen into a deep bitterness, reason why more and more is determined to commit suicide. Lou’s job is to take care of Will. It will be then that Lou’s determination, sweetness and optimism will make Will understand that life is something worth living.