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Margarita is a frustrating, slight, but well-meaning comedy that follows a family of Canadian yuppies tasked with firing their trusted lesbian Mexican nanny, Margarita, after their debt becomes insurmountable. Only after workaholic parents Ben and Gail have their car repossessed does the reality finally hit them: They’re flat broke. While mulling over how to get out of the hole, they realize that their teenage daughter might be too old for a nanny. Though when they finally fire Margarita, they realize the consequences are far more severe than figuring out how to make a smoothie for breakfast or correctly loading dishes into a dishwasher (so hard!). Indeed, it’s Margarita’s undocumented status that prompts Ben and Gail to conduct numerous insufferable discussions about the situation—all while soaking in their heated hot tub. Directors Dominique Cardona and Laurie Colbert attempt to blend LGBT issues, immigration issues, and the debt crisis into the narrative, but examine them through a wholesomely white-washed filter. Coupled with a cookie-cutter score that sounds like it walked right out of a Spanish-language soap opera, Margarita tackles these issues with the blandness of an after-school special.