A day in the life of two middle-aged San Francisco cab drivers, Marty and Speed, both who are living in a state of turmoil, unable to shake the anger, loneliness and anguish of the lives they didn’t live.
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It's not only because it's dedicated to him that this film relates and evokes John Cassavete's cinema but, above all, for its approach to a similar kind of direct realism. Close-ups of the actors improvising and an editing by instinct, connected with the performance of the actors, life scenes created as exercises of "natural" theatricality. In San Francisco, on the opposite coast of Cassavetes and Taxi Driver's acts.