To the outside, Gail and Ben have it all — two successful careers, a beautiful house, lots of vacations and an amazing nanny for their teenage daughter, Mali. However behind the facade, bad investments have the family disconnected, resentful and just about broke.
At the centre of this drama is Mali’s young lesbian Mexican nanny, Margarita. Unknown to her employers Margarita has been working for the family illegally for the past six years but despite all this she is passionate, resourceful and devoted to them.
But life is not all work for Margarita, the shy law student Jane is clearly in love with her but is hesitant to bring their relationship out from the closet. When Gail and Ben decide that the best way for them to save money is by firing Margarita they set off a chain of events that lead to her deportation.
But on the eve of her departure, Jane arrives with one proposition that could change everything.