A dark, intricately plotted thriller that answers the question, what do you give the man who has everything? Someone like San Francisco billionaire Nicholas Van Orton (Michael Douglas), whose rocky 48th -- the age at which his father committed suicide -- is
smoothed over by all the comforts money can buy. Enter younger brother Conrad (Sean Penn), the family ne'er-do-well, bearing a gift certificate from Consumer Recreation Services, blandly named purveyors of high-end participatory games specially tailored to their recipients. Nicholas has his
doubts, but nowhere near as many as he should: His game quickly begins to look like an intricate scheme to drive him insane...