A Dominican household accustomed to the great life relocates to Miami within the Nineteen Eighties in hopes of even better prosperity, however the USA fails to stay as much as the hype and their very own lofty expectations.
That distinctive take a look at one Latino household’s immigrant expertise is the topic of “Gordita Chronicles,” a coming-of-age comedy collection co-executive produced by acclaimed Hispanic actresses Eva Longoria and Zoe Saldaña that premiered Thursday on the HBO Max subscription-based video streaming platform.
“The script is lots of enjoyable. Zoe requested if I might learn this to direct, and naturally I mentioned sure earlier than I even learn it, as a result of I simply love Zoe and I do know something she’s connected to” will uplift the Hispanic neighborhood, Longoria instructed Efe.
Colourful, endearing and filled with laughs, “Gordita Chronicles” takes a recent method with its concentrate on an prosperous household of 4 headed by Victor Castelli (Juan Javier Cardenas), a advertising and marketing govt who receives a pretty job provide within the US at a number one airline, and Adela (Diana Maria Riva), a vivacious lady however somebody extremely resistant to alter.
“What I like about our household is that they’re leaving the Dominican Republic with every little thing … they’ve a giant home, they’ve a giant household, they’ve a neighborhood, they’ve pals, they’ve an amazing job,” the 47-year-old actress and producer mentioned.