In the tragicomic coming-of-age tale Coconut Hero the young people, the tumor of a suicidal boy and the love of a girl returns his will to live.
The 16-year old Mike Tyson lives with his mother Cynthia in the middle of the nowhere of Canadian forests. His hometown is called Faintville, is a logging town and greatly lags the modern. Because Mike has no prospects of ever to come away from here and feels its existence anyway rather than pointless, he decides to put an end to his dreary life.
So posted the boy his own display of mourning, concerned is a gun and pulls the trigger. Unfortunately Mike is short time later always not dead yet, but finds himself in the hospital.