John Lurie takes actor Willem Dafoe ice fishing in northern Maine. After constructing a shelter and drilling holes in the ice, their survival becomes questionable after Dafoe runs out of cheese crackers.
John Lurie takes movie star Dennis Hopper to Thailand in search of the elusive giant squid. After having no luck on the southern coast, they head north on a trawler to seek advice from the reclusive squid monks.
John Lurie and movie star Dennis Hopper continue their search for the elusive giant squid in the coastal waters of Thailand. After stealing a boat from the squid monks, they soon find themselves hypnotised into a helpless state by the strange powers of the giant squid itself.