September 30, 1955
A young Southerner loses his grip on reality when his favorite movie star dies suddenly. College undergraduate Jimmy J. (Richard Thomas) is an avid fan of "Rebel Without a Cause" star James Dean, but he finds himself unmoored by his hero's untimely death, which occurs in an auto accident on September 30, 1955. Though he initially resolves to memorialize the actor in a touching fashion, Jimmy soon finds himself on a path that includes debauchery and danger.