A crazy, quirky comedy from director Lester that starts slowly and warms up to provide some funny moments. Set in 1973, the film takes advantage of 11 years of hindsight to poke fun at the early 1970s and to illustrate some of the differences between the two decades.
Josef and Georgiana (Lauter and Stephenson) get past the security system of a large estate and loot the safe of $5 million belonging to Georgiana's father. Cut to Michael (O'Keefe), the manager of a women's roller-derby team that has hit the skids. Michael hides from his angry skaters in a
used-clothing store and then buys himself a soldier's uniform, planning to board a train from Oakland, Californ...