On a campus of Braylin, New England, philosophy professor Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) is contained in an existential disaster, however discovers lastly a brand new objective in life when he meets Jill Pollard (Emma Stone), a of its college students, and enter right into a relationship along with her. Jill’s boyfriend, Roy (Jamie Blackley) is happy hear Jill was at all times speaking about Abe with a drawdown coronary heart damaged relationship along with her.
While consuming collectively at a restaurant, and Jill Abe hear a coversaţie a girl tells how the kids will lose in a battle for custody as a result of a decide who seems to be unethical. Abe is troubled by this injustice and free to inform Jill decides to assist her by killing the choose; as a result of he has not the slightest reference to that case, Abe is satisfied that there’ll by no means be anybody suspected.
Abe steals from his colleague Rita (Parker Posey), with whom he had intimate relations occasional key to the science lab to take some cyanide with which to take away the decide. He discovers that the choose customary to depart the park after ending jogging and drink a glass of orange juice on a bench. Abe’s intention is to vary the bottles between them and the choose have a drink the cyanide. Abe’s plan is profitable, solely that he doesn’t escape so simply as anticipated.