Mired in debt, Ronnie is a struggling Adelaide restaurateur looking after her elderly mother and living with good-hearted boyfriend Jeff.
Five years ago, while catering on a film set in Australia, she had an intense affair with British movie star, Henry. Despite wild declarations of love, as the movie wrapped so did the relationship, crushing Ronnie's heart. When Henry’s French girlfriend Sophie calls to say they will be in Adelaide on a promotional tour Jeff excitedly agrees to meet up and unwittingly creates the perfect opportunity for Henry to seduce Ronnie all over again. The Flip Side taps into the intricacies of relationships, ambition and love when mixed with a bloody good shiraz.