Liam (Ken Leung) is a struggling Chinese-American actor who spends his time bar-hopping Hollywood, picking up beautiful girls. Liam's sole emotional connection is with the vivacious Adelaide (Hayden Panettiere), a high school girl mature beyond her years. After learning he has inherited his grandmother's home in Shanghai, Liam travels to the birght and beautiful city. Here he meets the urbane and sophisticated Micki (Kelly Hu), and discovers a profound connection to his ancestry and family heritage. Liam must now choose between the possibilities of a new life in China and returning to America in an honest attempt to get his life and career back on track.