Living in New York folk singer Llewin Davis obviously can not boast of their successes. In his life for a long time came a difficult period in which he is barely making ends meet. Llewin is so poor that his place of accommodation depends on whether the name of an acquaintance in his notebook crossed. All that he devoted his life - music, for which he is ready to make any sacrifice. He did not like many musicians who want to earn as much money, all that he needs - his music is loved people. Entangled in love and almost lost contact with family, Llewin is trying to understand itself, but can he do it? ..