A middle aged and lonely Melanie wakes up with no recollection of her past. Her lack of personal memories forces her to impersonate the old Melanie, a person who she now dislikes and cannot understand. The new Melanie proceeds to fool the world into thinking that nothing has changed while trying to recover her memories but also trying to reinvent herself as a new and improved person.
The alarm radio comes to life with a harsh click followed by The Archies playing their bubbly "Sugar, sugar" 1969 hit.
Melanie opens her eyes and horizontal sunshine pushing its way through the Venetian blinds greets her. For a few seconds her eyes are transfixed on those horizontal lines of pure incandescent light that force their way through, a light so intense that it ought to be turning the blinds into ashes; yet, the room is cool. She closes...