Robert Axle is a humble, if eccentric, genius whose flair for invention catapults him to fame, fortune and insufferable egomania, until a terrible incident involving one of his creations brings him crashing back to earth and into prison.
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Spacey's charisma corrals this otherwise somber drama, loosely veiled as a comedy about corporate greed comeuppance for a gadget mogul stripped bare-bones and penny-less after a 'fabrication' goes wrong and maims his loyal followers. Returned from a concrete vacation, the mogul turned vagabond struggles against a bevy of haters, including his daughter to make the wrong things right. If only the lights came on sooner.