"Moonlight" relates the story of the teenage Claire, who discovers a wounded and bleeding boy her age in her family's garden shed. The boy is a young drug courier from Afghanistan, shot and wounded after serving his purpose as human packing material. Claire decides to keep the boy a secret. He slowly recovers under her care. They fall in love. When things get too difficult for them, they decide to flee. On the run from criminals they live their lives in the fast lane.