Free at last, Neal Dickie has separated himself from a disappointing past. Putting his unhappy marriage behind him he has started his own business, moved into his own apartment and now looks forward to personal upward mobility. His upstairs neighbor proves to be an unexpected hindrance, however. In fact his dreams of freedom and his pursuit of happiness come into jeopardy when the occupant above comes down into his space. Someone's death is sure to follow as these two lock horns and neither will back down.