Karchy Jonas is an ostracized high school senior approaching graduation, a critical threshold in his adolescent journey. Struggling to rise above the drudgery of his blue-collar existence, the power of the lie to embellish Karchy's lackluster reality presents an irresistible lure. Captivated by the exciting force known as rock and roll, he forms a friendship with popular DJ and impresario, Billy Magic. The handsome, smooth-talking Magic illuminates Karchy's most coveted ambitions and offers him a foray into exclusive circles. But every lie has a price. Karchy's ascent poses a threat to his father's own aspirations, and it leads the ambitious young man to a crisis of deception, exploitation and greed.