When 75-year-old Richard sees his ex-wife Vanessa with a younger man, he assumes she’s moved on and confronts her. However, Vanessa reveals the man is their son, unknown to Richard until now. She then shares a long-hidden secret.
Richard’s anger flares when he spots Vanessa with a younger man, assuming she’s dating. He interrupts their outing, accusing Vanessa of moving on too quickly after their divorce. However, Vanessa shocks Richard by introducing the man as their son, Simon, whom Richard never knew existed.
Stunned, Richard listens as Vanessa explains their son’s existence and reveals a deeper secret from their past. She recounts their meeting 54 years ago, detailing their brief encounter and resulting pregnancy. Vanessa’s strict upbringing led her to conceal the truth, ultimately leading to a complicated web of deceit and regret.
As Vanessa shares her story, Richard grapples with a mix of emotions, from shock to regret. Meanwhile, Simon, now aware of his true parentage, expresses his own feelings of discovery and confusion.
In the end, Richard reflects on the importance of honesty and second chances, urging Vanessa and Simon to embrace their newfound connection while acknowledging the complexities of their shared history.