but arrogant singer, Michael Maragos, suffers a terrible accident on stage
when a lighting tower crushes him.
While recovering at his estranged wife's house, Michael is upset and
confused when he discovers that a fan died in the accident. He speeds off
in his car but loses consciousness and crashes into a Santa Monica hotel,
aggravating his injury to the extent that he loses himself completely.
winds up homeless on Venice Beach, a shadow of who he once was, hidden
behind a full beard, sunglasses and a cowboy hat. He ekes out a living
panhandling on the boardwalk and sleeps in an abandoned lifeguard tower.
He longs for his wife- even though he canít remember her name. He is
periodically attacked by a gang of homeless men, who beat him and take
what little money he has.
and best friend search for him. Despite several near-misses, Michael
passes. His wife and friend still look for him whenever they can. One day,
by blind luck more than anything, Michael sees his friend from a distance
and realizes he knows him. After a wild chase through the streets of L.A.,
Michael stumbles into his friendís studio.
to his wifeís open arms. He slowly recovers and tries to reconstruct what
he can of his life and once bright career. He discovers a new well-spring
of creativity. He brings his old band together as equal partners to play
once more- in the concert of a lifetime.
2009 Kevin Conder
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