Director Terry George
's quirky crime comedy stars Brendan Fraser
as Joe Maguire, an American running an antique store in an Irish town. He becomes wrapped up in a hostage situation inside the store when a young man who owes thousands to a local crime boss runs into the shop after robbing a local fishery, and Joe then comes into possession of evidence that will put the bad guy away. Meanwhile, Detective Weller (Colm Meaney
) takes control of the hostage negotiations, and attempts to figure out what's going on as the situation grows more and more complicated.