Elke, a free spirited natural beauty back-packing across the United States, is invited to stay with the Stillman family in their luxurious home in Malibu. From all appearances, the Stillman are a happy and successful family. But appearances are deceiving. Lina and Jeff no longer share a romantic marriage, Josh and Montana, their 20-something children, have their own emotional and sexual problems. Enter Elke, sexually liberated and wise beyond her years. Elke becomes intimately involved with each of them and in unexpected and sensual ways teaches each of them to reconnect with themselves and their own sexuality.