A struggling salesman takes custody of his son as he's poised to begin a life-changing professional career.
The Aluminum Group, composed of gay brothers Frank and John Navin, win over audiences worldwide with their Prada tuxedoes and their intellectual spin on 1970s smooth pop. Filmmaker Patrick McGuinn follows the duo on their 2003 tour of Italy. In between interviews with the brothers, McGuinn mixes black-and-white and color footage of the Chicago-based act, which makes inventive use of the iPod during live shows.
Five characters. Five novels. One room. Five fictional characters meet in a bunker, a rancid bar or in an underpass furnished by its homeless inhabitant – a non-place that condemns them to eternal togetherness. Driven by the failure in their histories, they seek repose and comfort in people who can not offer them any. And yet, the hope for instances of humanness smolders in this restless solitude.