‘Stay sweet’, says truck driver Bear every time he leaves Katie after she’s shared his bed. For money: the young waitress has a sideline as a prostitute. She and her mother live in a trailer park in a tiny village in Arizona. She’s saving for a trip to San Francisco, where she hopes to start a new life as a beautician. Despite countless setbacks, Katie remains optimistic. Until she falls in love with car mechanic Bruno… The series of events that unfolds puts her belief in mankind sorely to the test.

> Katie Says Goodbye will be shown at film theatre ‘t Hoogt from 8 March