Adam is an unsuccessful writer living in Los Angeles, working as a film critic. He has been depressed ever since his girlfriend broke up with him a year ago, and to make matters worse, has just recently lost his job. Nowadays, he lives day to day, desperately waiting for a miracle that will turn his life around. One day he receives an unexpected visit from his ex-roommate from college, Tom, an egocentric womanizer who lives in Belgium. Adam just wants to be alone and keep to himself, but Tom has other ideas, which includes partying and women. Will Tom's visit give Adam new perspective on life or just make it worse?