New Yorkers Michael, a famous writer, and Lizzie, a journalist, travel to Italy with their friends from Maine - Finn; his wife, Taylor; and their daughter, Snow. "From the beginning," says Taylor, "it was a conspiracy for Lizzie and Finn to be together." In Rashomon style, with alternating points of view, the characters expose and stumble upon lies and infidelities past and present.
A talented painter in her early 30s, Samille Sweeney has achieved enviable success: her work sells at an exclusive New York City gallery and her popularity is at an all-time high. Sweeney, as she is called by those close to her, loves her work and is content with her life. Then she begins to experience the dreams - lush, vivid dreams drenched in vibrant hues - which are influencing her artwork. But the true dangers of her visions are about to be revealed.
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