When Sweetpea Jake arrives in Japan with the intention of breaking it off with her rockstar boyfriend, she finds a mystery awaiting her. Her boyfriend Jamie is missing. Last seen shooting a music video deep in a forest. Sweetpea sets out to solve Jamie’s disappearance with the help of Mak, a cool but cagey ranger. As she unfolds the sequence of events before he went missing, Sweetpea’s suspicions of the people around her turn towards the chilling forest itself. A story of love and blindness, THE PEOPLE GARDEN is at its core a mystery that Sweetpea can only solve by facing the fiction she has told to herself.