In the movie Adrienne Sauders (Hawn) is happily married to her art dealer husband, Jack (Heard). They have one child together. The movie begins with Adrienne hearing from a friend that she thought she saw Jack in town when he claimed to be on an out of town business trip. Adrienne confronts him, but he denies being in town, and their lives continue. Soon after a museum curator is mysteriously murdered, and a relic that Jack bought for the museum is revealed to be a fake. Jack is placed under suspicion, and then Adrienne receives word from the police that Jack perished in a car accident. In trying to wrap up Jack's affairs, Adrienne soon learns that her husband was not who he claimed to be, their lives together were a lie and she and her daughter are in grave danger.