When Jeff quit his engineer job in pursuit of his dream as a professional chef, he could never imagine his father’s violent objection. By sheer chance, he was discovered by a veteran TV producer, Jia Ying, whose cooking program was facing a crisis after their diva host, Yang Tai, walked out of the production. Jia Ying managed to turn Jeff into an up and coming celebrity chef through professional packaging. In the meantime, Jeff’s father joined force with Yang Tai in a plot to stop Jeff’s dream and resurrect Yang Tai’s dying career.
This psychedelic tour of life after death is seen entirely from the point of view of Oscar (Nathaniel Brown), a young American drug dealer and addict living in Tokyo with his prostitute sister, Linda (Paz de la Huerta).
A teacher opens a time capsule that has been dug up at his son's elementary school; in it are some chilling predictions -- some that have already occurred and others that are about to -- that lead him to believe his family plays a role in the events that are about to unfold.
For their honeymoon, newlyweds Cliff and Cydney head to the tropical islands of Hawaii. While journeying through the paradisaical countryside the couple encounters Kale and Cleo, two disgruntled hitchhikers and Nick and Gina, two wild but well-meaning spirits who help guide them through the lush jungles.