'The Awakening' follows Edna Pontellier's journey of self-discovery. She is 28 years old, has a comfortable life, a loving husband, and two adoring sons. However something is missing in her life and this makes her restless and yearning for excitement. Eventually her inner feelings are awakened when she falls in love with another man. Edna will soon discover that following her heart doesn't necessarily bring her happiness, but tragedy.