Synopsis

Myra, mid-forties, juggles caring for her mother Emunah, who has Alzheimer's, with a burgeoning career at a real estate development firm. When Emunah no longer recognizes her and almost burns down their house, Myra is forced to make the difficult decision to place her in a nursing home.

Feeling guilty, Myra gives her mother a cell phone to call her in case of an emergency.  Instead, with Passover approaching, Emunah uses the phone to call Myra again and again, begging for flour so she can make matzah for her daughter.

At the office, Myra’s firm is working with the state to seize local properties – including a synagogue - through eminent domain to develop luxury condos.  As Myra works to vacate the buildings, she meets a local rabbi who is determined to save her synagogue via historical designation.

When Myra researches the synagogue’s background, she finds the rabbi’s case has merit – the synagogue has historical significance. Myra approaches her boss Daryn, a man with questionable ethics, and discovers a conspiracy to bury the synagogue’s petition that goes as high as the state planning commissioner.

In the meantime, Myra tries everything she can think of to spark her mother’s memory, books, photos, food – nothing works. In despair, she confides in the rabbi who encourages her to spend time with her mother and “have faith.” Doubtful, Myra ignores the rabbi’s suggestion and throws herself into her work, only to be interrupted time and time again by her mother’s calls for flour.

When Emunah suddenly goes missing from the nursing home, Myra frantically searches the city, finding her outside a closed supermarket. Emunah explains that this store carries King Arthur Flour, the brand she and her daughter prefer. Saddened, Myra finally accepts the fact that her mother may never recognize her again.

Driving her back to the nursing home, they pass the brightly lit synagogue.  Knowing the building should be empty, Myra leaves her mother in the car so she can confront the trespassers. Instead, she finds Rabbi Angela and several congregants baking matzah for Passover.

Myra insists they leave, but is interrupted when she notices her mother has wandered in.  Before she can react, Rabbi Angela invites Emunah to join them, giving her a bag of flour and a bowl.  Emunah is delighted, laughing and talking with the group.

She opens the bag, and to Myra’s surprise, invites her daughter to help her.  Overjoyed that her mother recognizes her, Myra rushes to her side and the two women share a touching scene of tradition and baking. In addition, Myra uses this brief moment of clarity to tell her mother how much she loves and misses her.

A year later, Myra attends a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the restoration of the synagogue.  On the wall, we see a plaque – “Dedicated to the loving memory of Emunah Rosen.”

Next to her, Rabbi Angela thanks Myra for her sacrifice - she gave up her job to help save the synagogue. Myra tells Rabbi Angela it was worth it – for the memories shared with her mother, and for the return of her faith.