Laurie Robinson has come to a crossroad in her life. She does not want to follow in the footsteps of her well-known comedian father, and she doesn't really love the man to whom she is engaged. Leaving all behind, Laurie sets out on her own, determined to become an actress and songwriter. Her dreams seem to be realized when she successfully auditions for a film role and has a whirlwind affair with the director. Just as quickly, however, the dream begins to disintegrate.