Backlight tells the story of several people who are each at critical stages of their lives. A man on the verge of committing suicide. A boy trying to connect with his dead girlfriend. A girl who hears tips about what can save her life. Destiny sends them on a road trip. Each one departing from different locations. Through unforeseen circumstances they all end up meeting accidentally at a lake in the middle of the desert where they will have the opportunity to help and save each other.
Leading the cast is renowned actor Joaquim de Almeida (Clear and Present Danger, Desperado, Fast Five), followed by Scott Bailey (Prayers for Bobby, Saints & Sinners) and talented young actress Skyler Day (CSI, CSI Miami, Law & Order)