"Its all over in a moment..." At the start of a hot September day, Emmeline MacArthur has it all, a devoted husband, a spunky daughter, and a comfortable life, but as the day draws to a close and three shots ring out from an old handgun, Emmeline is left with nothing but heartbreak. A widow with a fatherless child. Overwhelmed by grief, Emmeline uproots her daughter and takes a job in Scotland, on the Isle of Skye. An idyllic life is not what awaits Emmeline as she confronts her daughter's pain, a new romance, and another tragedy which lies just around the corner. The Clouds Aren't White probes the essence of sacrifice, motherhood, and grief.