Silver Shores, Cape Cod
O.J. Simpson is chased in his white Bronco, the Beastie Boys have just released ill Communication, and the Major League Baseball strike is looming.
For 19-year-old Colin Brennan, summertime should be one of the best times of his young life. But the beautiful scenery is instead a constant reminder of a tragic accident that took the lives of his two best friends.
Colin’s 23-year-old brother Dermot returns from a winter in Ireland and gets a job working for the island ferry. Dermot wants to help his little brother, but he can’t even help himself. He’s dealing with his own loss – a breakup with the girl he thought was “the one.”
Life is spiraling out of control for Colin, He started drinking so he could remember his friends – now he drinks to forget them.