The comedic story of a man named Chob, who enjoys flirting with In-tu-orn, the daughter of a powerful and wealthy landowner who owns almost every acre in northern Thailand. In-tu-orn's father asks Chob to prove his love towards his daughter by taking a seven-day trip upcountry, attempting to quarrel with anyone he meets along the way. If Chob can complete this unusual mission he will grant his daughter's hand in marriage, along with half of his property. One of the first people Chob meets is northern girl Nalin, who is unlucky in love and wants to go home to cure her heartbreak but can't afford to travel.
埃利斯（丹尼斯·奎德 Dennis Quaid 饰）是一名商人，曾经有过一段非常黑暗的过去。他的父亲罗伊（詹姆斯·卡恩 James Caan 饰）是一名杀人凶手，犯下过灭门的惨案。父亲带给埃利斯的阴影一直持续到他成年。之后，在一场旅途中，埃利斯邂逅了名为戴维斯（梅格·瑞恩 Meg Ryan 饰）的女子，戴维斯温柔而又善良，她的出现拯救了埃利斯一团乱麻的生活。很快，两人就坠入了情网，走到了一起。 实际上，戴维斯也有着悲惨的经历，她的所有家人都死于一场谋杀，而她是唯一的一名幸存者。埃利斯可怕的预感得到了证实，杀死戴维斯家人的不是别人，正是自己的父亲。