Malek is a young luggage carrier who works at the Iran-Iraq border. One day, due to strange circumstances he meets Nora, a beautiful but mysterious woman from Iraq. As Malek's affection develops for Nora, he discovers that the girl is involved in some illegal activities, which includes smuggling people across the border. In order to gain her trust, Malek starts to help her, putting himself in serious danger, and embarking on a journey that will bring him straight to the doorstep of adulthood. 'Among the Clouds' is a touching film about first love and the naivety that comes with it.