A story of love battling hopelessness, treachery, cruelties inflicted by governments, and criminal violence.
Evocative lyrics and memorable melodies, blending modern and traditional oriental musical elements with contemporary Western sounds.
Read a synopsis and sample scene, and listen to demo recordings of songs, including the dramatic "There's Just One World."
|Hard-working, hard-drinking Nick, house painter from Romania, falls in
love with Anna, fresh out of jail and trying to rebuild a life ruined by
The place: Paradise Beach, a summer-long Latin
street fair on an industrial avenue in the Bronx…. where magic happens and
colorful characters abound|
Other players: Kristina, Anna's 8-year-old daughter; Mona, Anna's Brazilian friend and ex-jailmate; Carlos, ladies' man and Nick's well-meaning friend
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