The Guitar DVD Mel (Saffron Burrows) learns that she has been diagnosed with throat cancer. A month or two she still has time. In the back office, she receives from her boss a monthly salary as severance pay and is dismissed. Shortly afterwards, the thread breaks to her only friend Brett. Looking for a way out of this confusing situation that leaves you holding your breath, Mel New Hope draws from childhood memories and decides to fulfill an old dream.