It's summertime in New York City, and aspiring filmmaker Wes Auckerman has just arrived to start his summer term at NYU. While shooting a séance in the East Village, he meets a mysterious, intoxicating girl named Annie. As they start spending time together, Wes finds himself falling for her but there's something about her that he can't put his finger on. Why does she use such strange slang? Why does he only seem to run into her on one block near the Bowery?