Mattie is a young abused wife of an older wealthy man, Floyd, that she was forced into marriage with by her family in 1938. Throughout the next nine years, she closely befriends Floyd's nephew, Thomas.
A romantic comedy/drama about friends in a small town. They stumble into a situation that no one in the town has ever encountered, thus bringing about unfamiliar situations with each other and a second guessing of each other's intentions.
In 1986, four criminal friends attempt to make enough money to escape their dreary city and retire in a beach town 800 miles away. They must pull a series of "jobs" to afford them this, but is there enough room and money for all four?