Ben drifts from one casual hook-up to the next with encounters barely making it to the next morning. His therapist, Sophie, is the one constant relationship in his life. When Ben meets Sam, they immediately form a connection. They spend the summer getting to know each other and as they get closer, the cracks begin to show. They begin to realise that the need to work on themselves if they are to truly let the other person in.
Cicada tackles the complexity of sexuality and self-discovery, honouring the subjects with grace and uncompromising honesty.