In Louisiana, Laurette has an argument with her boyfriend, DJ Zack a.k.a. Lee Baby Simms, and breaks up with him. The upset Zack drinks alcohol on the street and his acquaintance Preston offers him US$ 1,500 to drive a Jaguar to the other side of the city. However, there is one problem - a man is locked up in the trunk of the car. Zack is arrested and sent to the Orleans Parish Prison. Meanwhile the pimp Jack is framed by his acquaintance, arrested and put in the same cell as Zack. When an Italian Roberto, a.k.a. Bob, who does not speak English very well joins them in the same cell, the trio develops a strange friendship. Bob proposes a means of escape from prison.