Bettie is an aging former beauty queen with an estranged adult daughter and grandson, who owns a restaurant in Brittany. She loves a married businessman who always tells her he will divorce his wife in order to marry her. He indeed files for a divorce, but Bettie discovers that he is also having another affair with another much-younger woman! At about the same time, the bank threatens to close down her restaurant. When she goes out to run some errands, she impulsively decides to leave her former life behind. She takes her car and just keeps on driving. She discovers other parts of France and makes new friends in the process.