“Finding Love in Mountain View” is a touching narrative about family, the future, and making difficult decisions for people you love. It will draw you into the significance of putting family first, embracing change, and letting go of your future ambitions to focus on the ones currently in front of you.
Margaret, a prominent architect, is startled to hear that she has been entrusted with caring for her deceased cousin’s two young children after learning of her cousin’s untimely death. Margaret is divided between focusing on her work and respecting her cousin’s wishes for the children to grow up in the family home.
Margaret finds herself at her grandparent’s old house, preparing breakfast, packing lunches, and getting up the kids from school, all while managing her job goals and pondering relationships she has put on hold. Feeling inadequate and befuddled, she seeks the assistance of a familiar acquaintance from her past, Andrew, at this challenging period. Margaret gradually finds rhythm and satisfaction in her new routine with the kids, Andrew, and supportive friends.
But when her lover from back home unexpectedly turns there, Margaret knows she must make a decision once and for all. Will she return to her old life and pursue her career goals, or will she stay and raise the children as her own? The children flee from home while she is considering her destiny, and the search for them starts.
“Finding Love in Mountain View” depicts a typical life path filled with love, sacrifice, and a desire to do what is right. We make plans for the future and have everything figured out, but then the unexpected occurs, and we must decide if we are ready to risk what we once believed we wanted in exchange for the promise of an even better but unknown future.