Young Kay (20s) enjoys a peaceful life, raising her daughter, Abby (2) tending to her home, especially her rose garden.
Young Jake and Mike (both in their 20s) live a carefree life, building up their cars, drinking beers, and challenging each other to see whose vehicle is better.
A middle-aged woman is in the garden from before, but it is much changed. Instead of tending to the flowers, she chops them off. A close up reveals that this is Kay (now in her 40s).
A middle-aged man is passed out on his couch in a trashy mobile home. An outside view of the home reveals that it is Jake’s car, but the bonnet is bashed in, and the car in ruins.
Jake is now in a wheelchair, disabled. Realizing that his life has lost value, he downs a bunch of pills.
Young Kate drives with Abby strapped into the back seat. Young Jake and Mike, racing in both lanes, blocking Kay’s way and resulting in a horrendous accident.
Kay visits the grave of Abby, who died in the accident. Feeling lost in her own life, Kay downs a bottle of pills and lays herself down on her daughter’s grave.
These two stories were completely detached for each other and don't even contrast each other in any kind of way.
I will also say that there needs to be more character development to show the aud...