Two teenagers hitch their way West, one looking for his mother and the other just looking, in this sad, leisurely road picture. Morose Freddy (Maurice Compte) from Philadelphia looks to be 18 or 19 and already burdened with a lifetime of thwarted dreams. Spooked
by his girlfriend's pregnancy and torn between the desire to run and the knowledge that he should stay, he lights out for Indiana with the vague idea of hitting up his uncle for some money. Adolescent Albert (Paddy Connor) from Dayton, a scrawny fugitive from juvenile detention who hooks up with
Freddy at a rest stop, is heading for Reno, Nevada, where his estranged mother lives. Albert insists that they tr...