An old Vietnam veteran, Ben, lives in a California trailer park, surrounded by ground polluted by toxic waste, working as a handyman. He is still haunted by many of the horrible events of Vietnam, despite thirty years having passed since the war ended. His old war buddy, Jeeter, who is a bit of a hippy, comes for his usual summer visit. He has come from going to Ben’s father’s funeral, which Ben did not attend. He brings with him his girlfriend, Salyer, whose mother, Lorraine, also shows up. The result is an examining of identities and of memories of the past, especially of the Vietnam War.