Em Moore is the writing half of a celebrity biography team. Her charismatic partner, Teddy, does the interviewing and the public schmoozing. When Teddy dies in a car accident, Em is devastated, alone in a world she doesn't understand. She decides to finish the interviews for their current book --- an "autobiography" of renowned and reclusive film director Garrett Malcolm. But when the police begin looking into the accident that killed Teddy, Em's tenuous control on her life is threatened.