在美国中部地区的某个地方，威尔森乔 （Philip Seymour Hoffman 饰）是一位成功的网站设计师，突然之间，他的生活遭受到了致命的打击——年轻的妻子莉莎Liza莫名奇妙地死掉了。威尔森为了寻找妻子的死因，他找到了他的岳母（Kathy Bates 饰），希望能得到她的支持和帮助。
Wilson Joel is a man in trouble. There's a searing pain in his gut that he can't tolerate and a dazed quietness to his struggle as he tries to maintain his equilibrium. Wilson is attempting to move on from the sudden and inexplicable suicide of his wife. His mother-in-law is there for him, but her sympathies turn quickly. He has an employer that seems to want to help him, and a...