While the title can be a mouthful, its name will soon roll off the tip of your tongue once you get to know the charming little village it is named after: Nong Pak Kayang (translated as Perilla Field House). Located in Northeastern Thailand, Nong Pak Kayang – its town, townsfolk and abundant land – is a central character to this story about a country bumpkin turn city dweller named Kiew (which means green), who inadvertently returns to his Isan roots after the city broke his heart.