Best friends Jimmy (Niall Byrne) and Rose (Lorraine Pilkington) live in Bray, a tired old seaside town not far from Dublin. During summer vacation, out of boredom they observ e people and contrive intriguing stories about them and the lives that they may lead. Jimmy finds himself so ab sorbed by a sophisticated and alluring blonde woman, who stands out so imposingly from the drab townsfolk, that they decide to follow her. After a few brief meetings, the two finally become acquainted. Renee Baker (Beverly D'Angelo) is a leading lady in a theatre company in Dublin, and at first seems to return Jimmys feelings for her. But when she hastily detaches from him he becomes confused and suspicious. Is Renee hiding somethi ng from him and will her secrets threaten to destroy Jimmys peaceful world?