TELL is the story of Ethan Tell, a small-time crook who makes a big-time score when he steals a million dollars from a bank. Tell is caught by the police and sent to jail, but the money is never found. Three years later, after his release from prison, he thinks his problems are behind him. However, when faced with his greedy ex-wife, the ex-partner he betrayed, his parole officer and two corrupt cops looking to swipe his score, Tell discovers his greatest problems are waiting for him outside the prison walls.