A young white urban professional has moved into his newly purchased home in a predominantly black neighborhood; his attempts to remain inconspicuous finally runs its course after a misread encounter with a fellow community member.
Juggling the roles of both mother and father, JOHNNY, 46, a strict single parent with little financial means, finds himself emotionally crippled when trying to display love and affection to his 11 year old son, MICHAEL.
Recently released from prison, Victor Wright has one burning aspiration, to rekindle the lost relationship he once shared with his teenage daughter, Vanessa. But he's self conscious of his appearance and his homelessness, so he connects with her by way of a payphone; his only means of communication. A young teenage runaway, Grace, is also drawn to the payphone after having lost her cell phone. Their worlds collide. Her presence further complicates Victor's life, for good and for worse.