This is a story about a unique bond between a young man with creative aspirations and his neighbor, an abstract impressionist painter facing the sunset of her life. The fresh bloom of friendship that the new neighbor offers impacts the relative calm of their world. Yet, the Japanese woman - with an expiring visa - has her own demons to face. The story explores synchronicity and the fragile ties that bind us to certain people and certain junctures of our lives.
Hugo is an orphan boy living in the walls of a train station in 1930s Paris. He learned to fix clocks and other gadgets from his father and uncle which he puts to use keeping the train station clocks running.
Long before he even met Shrek, the notorious fighter, lover and outlaw Puss in Boots becomes a hero when he sets off on an adventure with the tough and street smart Kitty Softpaws and the mastermind Humpty Dumpty to save his town.