Walter Faber (Sam Shepard) has survived a crash with an airplane. His next trip is by ship. On board this ship he meets the enchanting Sabeth (Julie Delpy) and they have a passionate love affair. Together they travel to her home in Greece, but the rational Faber doesn't know what fate has in mind for him for past doings.
A cop (Stephen Baldwin) needs to protect a prime witness in a mob case against several killers.