A 31-year-old musician at a crossroads enters into a chance affair with a 40-something married woman at a standstill in her own life. The illicit encounters and resulting bond affect both in lasting and significant ways.
Travis is struggling after the death of his bandmate. Ellen is married to a man in his 60s; and the difference in age is now apparent while the couple wrestles with the idea of adopting a child.
HOW HE FELL IN LOVE is about the affair itself, but also how these two lovers work to untangle their affections. It's a naturalistic look at a turning point in a marriage and at the new shape love takes when the unexpected happens.