Off-beat thriller from director Wayne Wang. Following a mail mix-up, C.C. Drood (Tom Hulce), an easy-going cartoonist, is kidnapped by thugs. Throwing himself from the car, he reports the kidnapping to the police. He meets Detective Smiley who, at the end of the interview, produces photographs of a woman called Yolanda (Virginia Madsen) murdered that morning. Drood's life is turned upside down when the corrupt cop tries to frame him for the murder of Yolanda.