Liz Driver has dreams of going to college in Los Angeles and studying to be a screenwriter or a director. She works at the Sunrise Cinema in her beautiful seaside town, and obsesses over classic films. There's only one problem - Liz's alcoholic, controlling father will do anything to keep her from leaving. Liz has all but given up on her dreams, until she meets a beautiful girl who shares all her passions and encourages her to follow her dreams. When Liz learns the girl's true identity, she finds herself tantalizing close to all of her Hollywood dreams. But she soon learns that even a dream can have a hidden dark side. Can Liz ever have her Hollywood ending - or will all her dreams disappear before she even gets a chance to go after them?