In this off-beat, suspenseful Canadian fable, an introverted, repressed young writer becomes obsessed with peeping into the apartment of a beautiful rock singer. She becomes his whole world until he finds himself witnessing her murder. Shocked back to reality, he attempts to stop peeping. He attends the singer's funeral and there meets an intriguing woman. They become lovers, but as time passes, he begins suspecting that she and the late singer are somehow inextricably linked. Meanwhile, his involvement with the new woman, does little to strengthen his resolve to quit spying on others.