Two young, upwardly mobile Angelenos lead separate lives destined to intersect--he's a standoffish architect and pathological liar looking out for number one, and she's a wistful, incurably romantic ghost writer looking for Mr. Right. She loves her ornate Gothic apartment building; he's been hired to raze it and replace it with postmoderny angular condos. The two stumble through a maze of near-misses and contrived coincidences on the rocky road to romance. A first feature for director Winant, formerly a producer for TV's "My So-Called Life"; that show's creator, Winnie Holzman, penned.