East Side Story (2006)

01/01/2006 (US) DramaComedyRomance 1h 28m

Overview

In this playfully provocative story set amidst the often-turbulent backdrop of gentrification, things get hot when an openly gay white couple moves into an East L.A. neighborhood where the locals have more than skeletons in their closets. The arrival of the Anglo newcomers rocks the quiet world of Diego Campos (Rene Alvarado), a handsome young local who is tired of being played for a boy toy by his closeted real estate agent lover Pablo (David Beron). Will Diego stay at home and fulfill his Mexican grandmother’s desire for him to inherit the family restaurant - or will he follow his heart and become a chef in the big city? Award winning producer Carlos Portugal makes his directorial debut with a winning combination of quirky characters, rich storylines and suggestive situations that will appeal to fans of Latino telenovelas and popular series such as "Sex and the City," "Ugly Betty" and "Queer As Folk."

  1. Carlos Portugal

    Director, Writer

  2. Charo Toledo

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Luis Accinelli

    Don Rogelio

  2. René Alvarado

    Diego Campos

  3. David Berón

    Pablo Morales

  4. Steve Callahan

    Wesley Henderson

  5. Michael Cassady

    Dennis

  6. Dominic Ceci

    Adam

  7. Irene DeBari

    Sara Campos

  8. Yelyna De Leon

    Tiffany

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