The year is 1957. Stuck between post-WWII blues and the social revolution of the 60s. Emma can no longer wait for that special guy to carry her off into the sunset. Escaping the bonds of her neurotic childhood leads her into the Navy. There, like a modern day Alice, she steps into a world of bizarre characters. On a military flight to California, engine trouble forces the plane to maneuver for a crash landing. As the nightmare worsens, Emma relives the drama that has been her life: from the tears and thrills of growing up in Philadelphia to the incredible tragic-comedy of military adventures. Emma swears that if she survives the crashing plane; life will be different, she will live with a new spirit, take new paths. But the last propeller just stopped spinning .