Set in New York in the Summer of 2005, this film is about the relationship between two Americans: a wounded Iraqi War veteran who struggles to live with his psychological and physical scars, and a young filmmaker who accompanies him to a cabin in the Catskills to document his story.
Armed with history, humor and his trademark ranting, comedian Lewis Black takes a hilarious look at how to survive the "month-long festival of consumption" without losing your mind.
Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.
In Manhattan, the successful stockbroker Brad Cairn and his beautiful wife Abby are celebrating their newborn daughter Lily in their new fancy apartment with Brad's mother Hazel and Abby's brother, the artist Ned Davidoff. Their extremely intelligent and talented nine year-old son Joshua is feeling neglected and jealous of Lily, trying to attract more attention from his parents and relatives. When the baby is nineteen days old, she starts to uninterruptedly crying, driving Abby to a nervous breakdown. Meanwhile the family's dog dies and Brad asks for vacation to stay with Lily and Joshua. When Joshua goes to the museum with his grandmother an...