A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
A mobster named Jimmy the Tulip agrees to cooperate with an FBI investigation in order to stay out of prison; he's relocated by the authorities to a life of suburban anonymity as part of a witness protection program. It's not long before a couple of his new neighbors figure out his true identity and come knocking to see if he'd be up for one more hit, suburban style.
After getting into a serious car accident, a TV director discovers an underground sub-culture of scarred, omnisexual car-crash victims who use car accidents and the raw sexual energy they produce to try to rejuvenate his sex life with his wife.
Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean where they shared a love for diving. After Jacques's father dies in a diving accident, the two lose contact. Now a adult, Enzo is living in Sicily where for six years he has been the uncontested free diving world champion. He sends for Jacques, who is living in the Peruvian Andes, and insists that he competes for the title. Jacques comes to Sicily and easily beats Enzo. The competition mounts as each man dive at increasingly life-threatening depths. But when Jacques
Roberta is a bored suburban housewife who is fascinated with a woman, Susan, she only knows about by reading messages to and from her in the personals section of the newspaper. This fascination reaches a peak when an ad with the headline "Desperately Seeking Susan" proposes a rendezvous. Roberta goes too, and in a series of events involving amnesia and mistaken identity, steps into Susan's life.