A woman discovers a casual affair may have led both her and her husband into dangerous territory in this thriller. Claire and Ed Needham (Nastassja Kinski and Hart Bochner) are a married couple whose relationship has been going through some difficult changes; Ed has lost his job, and his depression has led to a problem with alcohol.
Claire takes a vacation alone, where she meets Julian (William Baldwin), a handsome and strongly persuasive stranger. Claire has a brief affair with Julian, but she soon finds herself feeling guilty about her infidelity and returns home determined to make a fresh start in her marriage. Claire comes home to the good news that Ed has found a new job, but Claire's hope turns to shock and suspicion when she meets Ed's new boss --