Ben is an alcoholic with no future and no friends. His wife has left him and each day he becomes ever more dependent on drink. Sacked by the Hollywood studio where he works, Ben heads for Las Vegas, the only town where the bars never close. In the course of his nocturnal wandering, he meets Sera, a young prostitute. Both drifting, they fall in love, decide to live together, accepting each other as they are, to the very end.