The film is about choices made in the aftermath of severe traumatic stress. The story hinges on two lives that intersect in a big box department store: a woman who has witnessed her sister’s suicide and a firefighter who was hurt on the job. She endeavors to keep her comfort zone intact while he strives to regain his former life.
All the Wrong Reasons is an ensemble dramedy about four co-workers at a big box department store all struggling to connect and come to terms with their lives. Since witnessing a tragic family event, Kate (Karine Vanasse) has kept herself as isolated as physically possible, her husband James (Cory Monteith), the store’s ambitious manager, does his best to force Kate out of her shell but Kate wants her world to remain exactly as it is. Missing intimacy, James becomes close with Nicole (Emily Hampshire), a cashier who is holding onto what’s left of her youth while juggling single motherhood. When a new security guard Simon (Zegers) arrives, his determination to overcome his struggles and achieve his dream helps Kate to re-evaluate her life and begin the transition back to the person she once was.