In order to make good with his former employers, a submarine captain takes a job with a shadowy backer to search the depths of the Black Sea for a sub that’s rumored to be loaded with gold.
When private eye Doc Sportello’s ex-old lady suddenly out of nowhere shows up with a story about her current billionaire land developer boyfriend whom she just happens to be in love with, and a plot by his wife and her boyfriend to kidnap that billionaire and throw him in a loony bin…well, easy for her to say.
It’s the tail end of the psychedelic `60s and paranoia is running the day and Doc knows that “love” is another of those words going around at the moment, like “trip” or “groovy,” that’s being way too overused—except this one usually leads to trouble.
With a cast of characters that includes surfers, hustlers, dopers and rockers, a murderous loan shark, LAPD Detectives, a tenor sax player working undercover, and a mysterious entity known as the Golden Fang, which may only be a tax dodge set up by some dentists… Part surf noir, part psychedelic romp—all Thomas Pynchon.
A first time drug mule is caught by law enforcement.
A passionate widowed single mom [Anne Dorval] finds herself burdened with the full-time custody of her unpredictable 15-year-old ADHD son [Antoine Olivier Pilon]. As they struggle to make ends meet, Kyla [Suzanne Clément], the peculiar new neighbor across the street, offers her help. Together, they strive for a new sense of balance.
The Fappening. Jennifer Lawrence. Becca Tobin. Melissa Benoist. “Request: SNL sketch about a sermonizing attention seeker who inserts herself into national news stories at the request of precisely no one.” — Matt Donnelly