|Nina Siemaszko||Tamsen, Rosario's Girl|
|Ving Rhames||Little Leroy, Fort Washington Bully|
|Joe Seneca||Spits, Rosario's Roommate|
In New York City, Jerry, a homeless, street-smart Vietnam veteran, befriends Matthew, a mentally ill young man who has recently been kicked out of his home. As Jerry teaches Matthew how survive as a homeless person, the two split time between the streets and a shelter, where they're viciously bullied by Little Leroy . As their friendship strengthens, the two plan to save enough money to rent an apartment.