Hollywood never tires of exploiting mythic figures in order to manufacture an uplifting, feel-good experience. Where once it was Santa Claus in MIRACLE ON 34th STREET, now it's Elvis Presley. Here, the chronically depressed learn to alleviate suffering through an
intermediary; thus a road picture about redemption via a dead (or is he?) celebrity. Riddled with guilt over the car accident that claimed his wife's life, embittered Byron Gruman (Jonathon Schaech) drives his crash-battered Cadillac convertible cross-country. Byron offers a lift to a stranger who
claims to be Elvis (Harvey Keitel) en route to Graceland, and everyone Byron encounters believes this hitchhik...