In the era of cool, Bobby Darin (nee Walden Robert Cassotto) was the soundtrack and he's making a movie about his life. Starting with his youth in The Bronx, where he was stricken with rheumatic fever and was told he'd never live past 15. With the help of his mother, Bobby studies music and sets out to be "bigger than Sinatra". After Splish Splash becomes a hit on the music charts, he aims higher for Vegas, nightclubs, t.v., movies, and The Copacabana. While shooting a movie, he meets and marries Sandra Dee. After, it's balancing career, health, marriage and family life, balances he doesn't always keep. Directed and starring Kevin Spacey.