What would you do to protect your family? Mr Smith tells the story of a father and his incredibly gifted son. The titular character is thrown into single parenthood unexpectedly, and when his son Joshua begins showing abnormally swift development, he must learn to handle circumstances no father has before him, as he also deals with his own faults and demons. But how far will he go to protect Joshua from those in the world that want to study, or even harm, his remarkable son? What will he sacrifice to see his son safe? Is Joshua destined to run and hide for the rest of his life, or is he meant for something greater?