New England 1970: Grumpy and universally disliked teacher Paul Hunham remains at school to supervise students unable to journey home. After a few days, only one student holdover remains: Angus, a talented but troubeled student. Joining Paul and Angus is head cook Mary. A unusual Christmas-family is formed. With Da'Vine Joy Randolph (Only Murders in the Building, The Idol) and Paul Giamatti (The Truman Show).