The Paris Syndrome is a drama about a brother (Hank) and sister (Jackie) dealing with the recent loss of their family dog. Bereaved, they decide to attend a party to take their minds off the recent event. At the party, Hank and Jackie run into Joey, a former friend who is now employed as a janitor at the high school they attended as teens. Hank convinces Joey to let him into the high school after hours for a short time that night. While there, we witness a dark satirical scene play out.