PLOT: This film tells twelve stories of supermarket cashier, Mike Taggart and his family.
One: Mike manages to make ends meet in his job. Somewhere along the way, he meets jewelry store cashier, Amber Baines, who he later falls head over heels for, when he asks her to be his valentine and she accepts. He's mostly favored by his boss, Mr. Bradford, over his skeptic co-worker, Zach Bishop.
Two: Meanwhile, two former best friends who drifted apart after going to separate college, Mike's father, Harold and Amber's father, Quentin(who are both widowed)are managing to meet each other again and reconnect their friendship, especially four years after the death of Harold's wife from a car accident and six years after the death of Quentin's wife from brain cancer. Harold then meets Rhonda Jennings and Quentin meets Camille Hartman.
Three: Mike's younger brother, Stevie(short for Stephen)is in sixth grade at elementary, and he likes a girl in his class, Lauren Jones, but he's too shy to ask her to the upcoming Valentine's day dance, until he's encouraged by Mike to do so.
Four: Mike's sister, Samantha(who he feuds with every time they visit)is dating a much older man in his mid-40s, unaware of the fact he has a wandering eye.
Five: Mike's uncle, Paul(his father's brother)has been having marital problems with his wife, Tina, due to her infidelity with a co-worker, and is on the verge of a divorce, which would make it hard for their two grown children, Jasper and Iris.
Six: Mike's twin sisters, Carly and Paige are living their family lives. Carly has recently had a son with her husband, Owen. Paige, on the other hand, is expecting a child with her husband(who she married a year ago).
Seven: Mike's sister, Rachel, who works as a nurse at the hospital, finds out she's pregnant, which her ex-boyfriend, Nick Baines(Amber's brother, who she still has feelings for)agrees with, unlike Rachel's abusive alcoholic husband, Robert.
Eight: Mike's brother, Jack(short for Jackson)has come home after two years in rehab for a drunk rage two years ago. Upon coming home, he manages to rekindle his relationship with his ex-girlfriend, Leah Christensen.
Nine: Mike's sister, Kara has recently gotten engaged to her longtime love, James Fenton.
Ten: Mike's older sister, Susan is drunk and neglecting her three kids, because her husband accidentally cheated on her and because she is struggling to make ends meets in her job as an accountant. One night, Susan gets sent to the hospital, following a car accident.
Eleven: Harold's father, Bernard(Mike's grandfather)suffers a sudden stroke one night and ends up in the hospital. Along the way, Susan's hospitalization brings a Valentine's day miracle to nurse the two back to health.
Twelve: Mike's older brother, Bobby, who works as an airport baggage handler, is dating a much younger-woman in her upper-20s, who also has a wandering eye.
NOTE: Written, produced, directed by and starring Kyle Cooke
COMPARISON PITCH: Valentine's Day meets The Shape of Water meets The Way We Were meets The Notebook meets Sleepless in Seattle meets You've Got Mail
RATING: TV-MA-LSV (Mature Audiences Only) for language, sexuality, and violence
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