The Most Distant Course is what it takes for three desperate souls to find themselves. Ruoyun keeps receiving tapes that are meant for the former occupant of her flat. The tapes are from Xiao Tang, who hopes to win back his ex-girlfriend with the sounds of the coast. There he meets Ah Cai, a psychiatrist burdened by other people''s problems, only to realise that he himself is also in need of rehabilitation. Their paths intersect and they gain a new understanding of their inner selves.