On his last day of incarceration, paranoid inmate, Ronnie is awaiting to be escorted out of prison. On what should be a happy day of freedom the fear of what lies outside drives him over the edge.
STARTING OVER is based on Ian Rankin’s short story of the same name. It tells the story of Ronnie, a prisoner driven by fear and paranoia, too scared to be released from prison. Processing Ronnie for release, officer Pete Hadley tries to ascertain what's made Ronnie so paranoid during his three- year sentence. Ronnie finally admits to Hadley he burgled a notorious criminal's home and found photographs. But the fear of what lies outside waiting for him drives Ronnie over the edge and he lashes out at
Hadley ensuring he will not be released.