In 1970 in Los Angeles, down on his luck private investigator Holland in March and hired a bodyguard Jackson Healey must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. During their research, they discover a shocking conspiracy that reaches the highest circles of power.
The discrepancy between the number of private detective investigating the apparent suicide porn star in 1970 in Los Angeles. Good against 1977 in Los Angeles, opened hired as a father and a licensed PI Netherlands in March (Gosling), to investigate the apparent suicide of the famous porn star Misty Mountains. As the trail leads him to identify a girl named Amelia (Qualley) meets less and less practical licensed private detective Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) and his knuckle, both hired a young hippie. Nevertheless, the situation reverses, when Amelia disappears and it becomes clear that March was not the only party interested. Because both are forced to unite, they will have a world full of wonderful removal of thugs dressed as mermaids and even a possible takeover of the government conspiracy.
Netherlands of March (Ryan Gosling) is down on his luck private investigator in 1977 in Los Angeles. Jackson Healey (Russell Crowe) is a hired bodyguard, which is harmful to humans, life. Fate put them in the unlikely partners on a young woman named Amelia (Margaret Qualley) mysteriously disappears. Healy and March will soon find out the hard way that some people are dangerous also looking for Amelia. Their investigation takes them to dark places, when everything seems to liquidate involved in the death.