High off the success of her first book and planning to marry Ziad, her sensible, stable and studious fiance, May Brennan seems to have it all, in the movie May In The Summer.
But immediately upon returning to her hometown of Amman, Jordan for the wedding, the cracks in her seemingly perfect life begin to show.
Her headstrong, born-again Christian mother Nadine disapproves of Ziad, a Muslim, firm in her decision to not attend the ceremony.
Her sisters Dalia and Yasmine revert to behaving like rebellious teenagers.
And her estranged father, newly remarried, awkwardly attempts to make amends.
Confronted with the wounds of her parents’ long-broken relationship, coupled with the unavoidable clash of old-world and modern values, May is lead to question the direction her life is taking.
Soon, her once carefully structured world appears to unravel as she grapples with her own truths.