Kate woods and her brother Kemp are residents of the abandoned mining town of New Idria in California. Once mercury was extracted there, but in the 1970s the Deposit was mothballed, and people left the area. There is silence and emptiness for miles around, but the siblings have beliefs, Internet, electricity, and favorite cats and dogs.
They swear, put up, argue, watch with bated breath and indignation the victory of trump in the election, do not part with a cigarette, drink and Pets, in short, look like an ordinary slightly marginal family.
The typicality, sincerity, and drama of this story, as well as the subtlety and accuracy of the authors ' observations, seem to tell the viewer that everywhere life is complex, unpredictable, and, alas, not infinite.