Movie of the Month - February

East Side Story (2006)

Diego is a Latin guy living with his grandma in east LA. He helps his grandma run the Mexican restaurant that she owns. Diego dreams of getting out of LA someday and opening up his own restaurant. He is seeing this closet real estate agent Pablo for over a year. Diego wants to take this relationship further by living in but Pablo is too freaked out to accept reality. They break up. Meanwhile Diego's aunt Bianca comes in the picture and starts having an affair with Pablo. 

Meanwhile, a new gay couple movies in the neighborhood and people find out that Diego is gay too. This starts affecting the restaurant business. The gay couple Wesley and Jonathan have a troubled relationship which is evident when Diego says to Wesley that "You are stuck in it and you can't get out. Accept it.". Wesley and Diego have obvious feelings for each other but it cannot go anywhere. On the other side when Pablo decided to marry Bianca, Diego tells her the entire truth and she runs away. Jonathan tries all evil things to keep Wesley on his side including insulting Diego whenever possible, which ultimately makes him and Wesley break up. he movie ends in a happy note with the restaurant renovation, doing good business and Diego and Wesley coming together.      


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