hsu (rima zeidan), a young woman who raises parrots and other feathered creatures in her apartment, keeps getting wrong phone calls for someone named johnny. lee (huang yuan), the autistic son of hsu's landlady, seems to live in his own world. chang (chi-yuan) is a shy handyman who feels disoriented whenever his beloved car breaks down. the lives of these three lonely individuals are drawn together when one of hsu's parrots goes missing one day.
huang yuan received the award for "best supporting actor" in missing johnny.