In the tradition of American classics, WALKAWAYJOE is the story of an unlikely friendship between a young boy searching for his father, and a wandering loner hiding from his past. In each other they experience the power of a second chance, and a shot at redemption.
Columnist Steve Lopez (Downey) is at a dead end. Then, one day, while walking through Los Angeles' Skid Row, he sees the mysterious bedraggled figure Nathaniel Ayers (Foxx), pouring his soul into a two-stringed violin. Imagining he can change Ayers' life, Lopez embarks on a quixotic mission to get him off the streets and back to the world of music.
Priscilla finally gets the job of her dreams so that she is able to send her youngest daughter off to college but later finds out a dark secret that can shake the foundation of their family Christian beliefs. On the otherhand, Priscilla's husband is also experiencing challenges that could break up the union of their marriage.
Imagine living in a small town where everything is safe and happy until suddenly it isn't. In a terrifying tale of the "American Dream" gone horribly wrong, four residents of Ogden Marsh, IA find themselves trapped in their hometown.
Psycho Joe, a petrol-head from Altona, Melbourne, secures employment at a local Supermarket. Here, he meets the over-sexed Dazey. Joe and Dazey form a friendship based on a mutual interest in old hot cars. Joe also forms a relationship with a satanic fellow employee. The nihilism of these young characters, coupled with parental disputes, leads to various tragedies.