Brief synopsis: Gabriela is a city girl working at a San Francisco design company. She has a boyfriend of some two years, Dean, who shows no sign of committing to their relationship. The firm she is working for goes bust, and Dean’s ongoing commitment issues prompt her to end their union, Gabriela enters an online contest to win an inn in New Zealand. Gabriela wins the contest and flies out to New Zealand, excited to start a new phase of her life. She finds the inn. It is a wreck. She meets a local, Jake. They work on the inn together.
I have lived in London, the United Kingdom, all of my life. Born and bred here, you would think that I would know life here quite well. Growing up and around lower-middle-class people and having moved towards middle-class in adulthood, with a glimpse of the upper-middle-classes, I feel that I have a pretty good knowledge of the lives of Londoners, regardless of their social status.
It is a truism that, generally, a person likes to believe themselves to be right. That is not to say that their every utterance is correct or that they are never wrong. No, it more relates to what they believe, what their guiding principals are. One tends to embrace beliefs that make them feel safe and that reinforce their view of the world.
Renata (Danna Paola) has been in love with Leo (Alosian Vivancos) all of her life. Her brother, Oscar (Eduardo Tanus) is Leo’s best friend and work colleague. Renata has the raging hormones of a seventeen-year-old girl/young woman coursing through her, as well as having an extremely fertile imagination.
Vince Campo (Gary Basaraba) and Sal Angioli (Adam Ferrara) are best friends and pizza makers in Little Italy, Toronto, Canada. Their children, Leo and Nikki are close friends. Nikki has a crush on Leo but never tells him. Leo and Nikki have always been competitive. Their fathers’ fall out over a pizza contest and end up in separate pizza restaurants. A teenage Nikki leaves and goes to London to train as a chef.
Chinese-American, Sasha (Ali Wong) and Korean-American, Marcus (Randall Park) have been friends since childhood. Sasha, a latchkey kid, always spent her time at Marcus’ parents, Harry (James Saito) and Judy Kim (Susan Park) house in San Francisco. Judy, a great cook, taught Sasha how to cook and left her with a love of food and cooking. Sasha and Marcus spent their childhood hanging out together. Marcus even formed a band, Hello Peril. One day when the two of them are out fishing, Harry comes and finds them. Judy has died.
New York reporter, Kate Bradley (Tiya Sircar) likes to take risks in pursuit of newsworthy stories. When she takes an unnecessary risk to film a dangerous fire, a fire at which she meets one of the firefighters, Eric Hayes (Chad Connell), her boss, David Dyal (Mark Camacho) pulls her off of dangerous stories and sends her out to interview a woman, Christina Gomez (Christina Tannous), who anonymously receives one hundred thousand dollars on her doorstep.
This quote perfectly encapsulates the vibe and premise of Netflix’s In Family I Trust or Gente Que Viene y Bah to give it its original Spanish title. Bea (Clara Lago) is a successful architect living in Barcelona with her boyfriend, fellow architect and her boss, Victor (Fernando Guallar).
When a young, shy pianist, (Mélanie Bernier) moves into an apartment, living away from home for the first time, she finds that she is neighbours with a curmudgeonly inventor, (Clovis Cornillac) who tries to scare her out of her apartment, with an elaborate scam of moving objects and a scary soundscape he has set up so as to deter anyone from taking the apartment.