NOUSHA HASSANI wants to marry the perfect Persian husband for her perfect Persian family. But her plans are derailed when she falls in love with ALEX TALBOT, an eccentric artist. When her traditional Muslim parents discover the two living together as domestic partners, they insist they officially get married. Nousha reluctantly agrees and the TALBOTS and the HASSANIS come together for a big Persian wedding. Over the course of one weekend, buried family wounds come rocketing to the surface, disaster ensues, and the couples relationship is tested.