Romantic comedy starring David Tennant as an idealistic Brit who follows an aspiring actress to LA in a search for love. Richard (Tennant) is the undertaker of a small town in England but resents the mundane nature of his life and dreams of gaining success as a writer. He meets Barbara (Vinessa Shaw), an American waitress with ambitions of becoming an actress, and the two embark on a brief affair. Though Barbara soon returns to LA, she has awakened Richard's romantic side and he follows her to America without warning. Featuring cameo appearances from Johnny Depp and Jerzy Skolimowski, the LA section of the movie follows Richard as he attempts to win Barbara over and realise his ambitions of becoming a screenwriter in the unforgiving environs of Hollywood.