A remote island in the South Pacific plays host to a dozen strangers. One of them is a murderer.
An advertisement in a newspaper brings a disparate group of people to a tropical paradise. They will live together for a year, work and build a community, and film everything that happens for a documentary that will only see the light of day at the end of the trip.
Almost at once, things begin to go wrong.
They are meant to be strangers, but some of them have met before. They are meant to receive regular visits by the company funding the documentary, but nobody ever comes.
And their only link with the outside world – a small portable radio transmitter – is incapable of transmitting anything…