LJ, a production designer for film, who grew up caring for her reclusive mother, Lorraine. Lorraine believes in the existence of a shadow figure called LILOM, a creature from folklore in the old town of Sta. Castella, where she and LJ used to live. As LJ struggles to understand her mother’s fear of shadows and the outside world, she serendipitously lands a major break: a job in a movie based on the Lilom folklore itself. The film is helmed by a charming young director named Ben.