Vincent is on the run – he escapes from the clinic, where he is supposed to learn to deal with his Tourette syndrome. He wants to go to the sea in Italy, even though his father says he won't even make it to the corner store.In his jacket pocket, Vincent carries a candy jar containing his mother's ashes. He is determined to fulfill her last wish to visit the sea one last time. Along for the ride in a stolen car are anorexic Marie and his obsessive-compulsive roommate Alexander. Vincent's trip to Italy is a catastrophe for his father, who is an ambitious politician running for election, and only interested in his reputation. He finds his only ally in psychologist Dr. Rose, who is understandably concerned about her unpredictable charges. Together, the two set off in pursuit. Vincent, Marie and Alexander try their best to navigate life their own way – even if they keep driving each other crazy.