A rustbucket sidles up against a curb. Behind the wheel is Johnny Fourshanks, trusted right-hand man of the infamous Big Svetlana. In the back seat is Helena Michaelson, world-class singer held as ransom in a deal worth millions. Svetlana asked Johnny to quietly deal with the transfer, but he was never one to hold his tongue. As they chew the fat, an unlikely friendship begins to kindle.