This short tale about a man's desire to live a different kind of life unfolds during a single day. At the crack of dawn the ferryman opens his eyes to find an impatient businessman nudging him with his foot. The businessman demands they cross the river. Immediately. Right this second. Not a minute to spare.
The Street Called Straight disrupts the lives of four secret service agents at the beginning of the Iraq war when their helicopter is shot down over Pakistan and they are held captive by Al Qaeda sympathizers.