May 13, 2011
A small-town teenager in the early 1980s grapples with the multitude of life choices available after high school. Despite the urging of his sister and girlfriend to attend college, he chooses to remain in their hometown and manage a roller rink. He continues to socialize with a familiar group of friends. Although he prefers to avoid commitment and new responsibilities, changes are forced upon him. He receives news that the roller rink is closing and that he will be out of a job. The marriage of his parents deteriorates. His slightly older friend expresses remorse about having a lack of direction. On the verge of adulthood, he acknowledges that change is inevitable and that he must be more resolute in determining his future.