Young Marius Beecher is living a carefree life in rural Kansas when an act of kindness unearths his musical gifts. But just as his talents start to flourish, he learns of his mother’s secret illness. A genetic treatment called the Cure will protect him from the same fate, like others in the so-called Perfect Generation. When a tragic revelation changes everything, he reluctantly travels to a festival for others like him. The eventful week that follows sets him and some new friends on a path to keep music alive in a generation forever robbed of its innocence. Clockwatchers explores the genesis of a young band and the power of music to inspire hope, in the tradition of Sing Street and The Commitments.