Val is a housekeeper in Sao Paulo living in her rich employers' estate, though she knows her place. As well as keeping the house and garden spotless and cooking the family meals, she is also a nanny to the teenage boy of the family, and has been a mother figure to him for 13 years. However, the routine is disrupted when her daughter shows up out of the blue, and she has some very different ideas about her mother's status within the family when Val tries to teach her the strict boundaries that exist. She doesn't see why there should be such a difference in social status between her mother and her mother's bosses, and her repeated disregard for the unspoken class rules threatens Val's position and tests the relationships of everyone in the family. And it doesn't help that the teenage boy no sees Val as less of a nanny and more of a second mother.
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Thousands of movies have featured two-timing men and women sneaking behind their partner's backs. In Me You Them, everything is out in the open. The woman and three men who cohabit in Me You Them are brought together by poverty and lust. After deciding to share a small, mud-enforced house in the middle of nowhere, they learn to overcome their differences and live side-by-side. It's not always easy. All three men are involved with Darlene, and all three get jealous knowing she sleeps around. They put up with it because she is beautiful, sassy, smart, and accommodating. She also gets pregnant easily, bearing sons for each man.
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