British artist Colin Ware (Firth) discovers that his fiance, Vera (Driver), the love of his life, is going to marry another man. Distraught and despondent, he gets on a plane for America and ends up in the tiny town of Hope in New England. At first, Colin is depressed, but he soon finds more than a shoulder to cry on when his innkeepers introduce him to Mandy (Graham), a beautiful nurse. All’s going well and Colin has almost forgotten his old flame until Vera suddenly shows up with a surprise of her own.
The cast includes Colin Firth, Minnie Driver, Heather Graham, Oliver Platt, Mary Steenburgen, Frank Collison and Chad Faust.