The Attic is about the journey of man who lost the most important person in his life and how he finds love again through caring for a dying man.
Byron Kelly lost his wife and abandoned a successful career in Seattle to move to Chicago and assume a new identity as Army Bendorf. He stumbles onto an embezzlement scheme. When he becomes a suspect he eludes the FBI by ducking into a house where he becomes trapped in an attic. The resident is a dying old man. As his health deteriorates Army leaves the attic to care for him. He develops a fondness for the old man and reunites the old man with his estranged daughter.