Axel (Johnny Depp), who works in New York City tagging fish, travels to Arizona to attend his uncle Leo's (Jerry Lewis) wedding. Leo persuades Axel to stay and take over the family business, which is selling cars.
He meets Elaine (Faye Dunaway), who's always dreamed of building a flying machine, and decides to help her. However, her stepdaughter Grace (Lili Taylor) dreams of killing herself and keeps destroying the machine each time Axel and Elaine build it.
Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures
Screenplay: David Atkins