Lighthearted drama starring Diane Keaton and Kevin Kline as a married couple whose fractious relationship is forced to a point of crisis by the escape of their pet dog. When Beth (Keaton) and her daughter, Grace (Elisabeth Moss), discover an abandoned dog by the roadside their heartstrings are plucked and they decide to look after him. The dog, who they name Freeway, proves a good omen for Grace, who finds love with the vet they take the dog to for treatment. Freeway exerts a less beneficial effect on Beth's already fraught relationship with her husband, Joseph (Kline), who takes a dislike to the dog. Things take a turn for the worse when Joseph loses Freeway during a weekend away. However, will the search for the dog also help the couple discover something else they have lost?