In 1876 a baby girl, named Gabrielle, is born to her 14 year old mother, Patricia O'Hara in a London slum. The baby is taken away and Patricia is sent to a Magdalene Laundry, to atone for the sin of having a bastard child. As the years go by, she wonders if she will ever find her beloved daughter again. How will it end? Will she ever find peace?