|Alex Pettyfer||David Elliot|
|Gabriella Wilde||Jade Butterfield|
|Bruce Greenwood||Hugh Butterfield|
|Joely Richardson||Anne Butterfield|
|Robert Patrick||Harry Elliot|
|Rhys Wakefield||Keith Butterfield|
Following their high-school graduation, Jade Butterfield, a sheltered but privileged teen, becomes enthralled with David Elliot, a working-class youth with a troubled past. Though Jade and David quickly fall in love, Jade's father strongly disapproves of the relationship, while David's father advises caution. However, their parents' disapproval only makes the love-struck teens more determined to pursue the intense affair.