Two small-town buddies and their accidental hostage careen across the 1970s Southwest on a treasure hunt turned crime spree. Easy Does It is a freewheeling road adventure about unlikely friendships and the giddy futility of chasing the American dream.
After her colleague mysteriously disappears, a young reporter takes up his latest case in hopes it will lead her to him.
In search of her father's murderer, Nina meets the aged ex-cop Rainer. Soon, the young loner and the failed family man fill a gap in each other's lives. But Rainer withholds details about his shared past with Nina's father and Nina must discover if he can be trusted. As Nina digs deeper into Rainer's secrets, she finds him to be a broken and disillusioned man, who resigned from the force due to the corruption within his own ranks. Nina ultimately decides to clean up their past alone and in doing so ventures into mortal danger.
A seemingly ordinary man seeks out a sagacious druggist in search of an undetectable poison, but winds up getting more than he bargained for.