The young delinquent in this bleak crime drama becomes more deeply involved in crime as the movie progresses. At first, he is picked by the police as one of a number of suspects in a supermarket heist. When he escapes ...展开from the police station, he looks up a journalist who is doing an article on criminal youths but tires of being exploited for story material. He then seeks shelter with a wealthy homosexual, but when the man threatens to turn him in, he kills him. Now seriously in trouble, nothing he can do helps his situation much.