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New Jersey police officer Laurel Hester (Julianne Moore) has been on the force for 25 years. When she's diagnosed with terminal cancer, she faces obstacles trying to secure her pension benefits.

The issue is that Hester wants to ensure her benefits will be passed onto her mechanic girlfriend, Stacie Andree (Ellen Page). A battle ensues and the pair must now fight for life and their beliefs.