After doing jail time and caring for his wife (Laura Leighton
, TV's Melrose Place
) and her mentally-handicapped brother, Buddy (Jack Noseworthy
, Phat Girlz
) is desperate to leave his poverty-stricken neighborhood. Caught in a destructive catch-22 - too poor to support his family, but too little opportunity to make an honest living - Buddy resorts to a secret life of armed robbery. When he and his assailants botch a job by killing a convenience store clerk, Officer Small (Paul Francis
, Play Dead
) gets a hunch Buddy is his man. But a hunch isn't enough to put Buddy away again...it will take a deadly confrontation to end it all forever.