On August 29, 2005, Abigail Hayes goes into early labor and her husband Nolan takes her to a New Orleans hospital. Tragically, something goes wrong with the birth and Abigail dies, after which the hospital is evacuated due to Hurricane Katrina. Nolan must stay with his newborn daughter who is on a ventilator and wait for an ambulance. But cut off by power outages and rising waters, the new father faces one life-and-death decision after another and waits as the agonizing minutes turn into hours.
Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for thematic elements, violence and drug material.