In 1993, the alcoholic Joseph "Joe" Doucett is a loathed man with basically one only friend, Chucky, who owns a bar. He neglects his three year-old daughter Mia and is estranged of his ex-wife Donna. Out of the blue, Joe is kidnapped and locked alone in a room for twenty years. Along the years, he learns that Donna was brutally murdered and he was accused of the crime and Mia was adopted and raised by a family. Unexpectedly he is released without knowing who arrested him and why. He meets the humanitarian social assistant Marie Sebastian and his old friend Chucky and together they try to find the identity of his kidnapper.