The relationship of a contemporary married couple, charting their evolution over a span of years by cross-cutting between time periods.
Dean and Cindy live a quiet life in a modest neighbourhood. Everything appears normal, if a bit subdued. But a closer examination reveals a couple caught in a downward spiral. They appear to have the world at their feet at the outset of the relationship. However, his lack of ambition and her retreat into self-absorption cause potentially irreversible cracks in their marriage.