Seriously ill and grieving the death of his wife, 61-year-old Dr. Cas Pepper is suicidal when he decides to dump everything and drive to British Columbia. On his way, he meets Dylan, an unpredictable 22-year-old girl who dreams of becoming a writer. He reluctantly agrees to take her home, where they are greeted by her abusive and armed boyfriend. In self-defense, Cas ends up hurting the man with his car. Leaving him for dead, they decide to flee together and swap Cas' beautiful car for a Volkswagen Beetle. Now inseparable, Cas and Dylan must overcome their differences as their journey turns into a beautiful life lesson.