Did the American Dream die in 2008? Road To Las Vegas follows the profound struggles of the Melton family, as they search for happiness and stability. Over four years the family deal with unemployment, death, addiction, and infidelity. Yet they never lose their ability to laugh, their hope in the future, or their faith in better things to come. Culminating in 2008, Jason Massot's film illuminates the profound effects the global financial crisis has had on America's poor.