The former successful forty-two years old rock star Lee Hauser is decadent and his friends blame his girlfriend Emily Wang for the fall in his career due to excessive use of drugs. Their son Jay is raised by his grandparents Albrecht Hauser and Rosemary Hauser in Vancouver. When Lee dies of overdose in a motel room, Emily is sentenced to six months in jail. She moves to Paris where she unsuccessfully struggles to keep clean. When she decides to retrieve the guard of he son, she is supported by her father-in-law and finds the necessary strength to rebuild her life.