Jack McCall wakes up with an unusual tree in his yard after he meets a spiritual guru before. Shortly, he realizes that every word he takes on his mouth causes the fall of a leaf from that tree. At first, it does not seem like a great thing, just a strange thing, but then finds out that the tree is, in fact, the tree of its life, and after all leaves fall, it will die. Jack decides not to talk at all to keep the leaves of the tree and stay alive, but his silence affects his marriage, work and friendship with others. Will Jack discover an alternative way of survival?