’Everybody Loves Somebody,’ romantic comedy set in LA and Baja
On the surface, the young and beautiful Clara Barron (Karla Souza) seems to have everything, a great job as an OB-GYN; a great house in LA; and a big fun-loving Mexican family. But, the one thing Clara doesn’t have figured out is her love life.
Pressured by a family wedding in Mexico, Clara asks a co-worker to pose as her boyfriend for the weekend festivities, only to be caught by surprise when her ex-boyfriend and family favorite Daniel (José María Yazpik) suddenly shows up after disappearing from her life completely. Torn, Clara must decide between going back to the past or open her heart to new and unexpected possibilities. In an adventure full of laughter, she learns that sometimes it takes the whole crazy family to help you find crazy love.
Writer and director of “Everybody Loves Somebody“ Catalina Aguilar Mastretta was born in Mexico City in 1984. She studied at the Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City and at the Tisch School Of The Arts in New York. Upon completing school, she worked as a TV series screenwriter for Televisa. As screenwiter, other of her credits include the film “Echo Park” and the television adaptation of “Diablo Guardian, “ acclaimed novel by Xavier Velasco. Her second film as a writer and director is “Everybody Loves Somebody.”
In the last five years, Karla Souza has performed in Mexico’s three highest-grossing films of all time. Stateside, she can be seen starring in ABC’s hit drama “How To Get Away With Murder.“ Souza will next appear on the big screen in “Everybody Loves Somebody.” Prior television credits include “Persons Unknown,” and “Heroes Del Norte,” as well as “Gael García Bernal” and Diego Luna’s “Niño Santo.”The film will premiere at The Palm Springs International Film Festival, followed by it’s release on February 17th.
“Everybody Loves Somebody” is a romantic comedy between the city of Los Angeles and Ensenada, Baja California. Clara Barrón thinks that love is unlikely in most cases, while her parents, hopeless romantics, have decided to marry after 40 years of living in love. At the wedding, Clara is reunited with the man who was the love of her life. With the help of her nosy and comedic family, Clara tries to face her past while her heart guides her to unexpected places in her future.