A trilogy of interrelated stories about three young immigrant women in Montreal. May Lias mother arrives from China to live with her with preconceived ideas about all non-Chinese people. But after being rescued from a snowstorm by a black man she is forced to rethink her beliefs. Then there's Pepe, Anna's boyfriend, a hopeless womanizer who operates under a false identity. Tanya, a beautiful woman from the Dominican Republic, waits tables in a coffee bar hiding away from a disturbing, secret past. Their stories of pride, hope, fear, and desire collide in the melting pot of this big city.