Storyline:29-year-old comedy writer David (Jesse Plemons) has just seceded from his longtime friend and moves back to his native Sacramento to take care of his ill mother Joanne (Molly Shannon). This has a malignant tumor in the advanced stage and not much longer to live. As chemotherapy becomes more and more exhausting, she decides to stop it. But even David's relationship with the rest of his family is more difficult than expected. Especially to his father, who refuses to accept the homosexuality of his son for ten years.