Simon is a reluctant celebrity in the finance world and risk analysis is his specialty. He’s serious, stiff and conventional. His life was under control until he meets Clara. Clara is daring and colorful and has a deep love for musicals.
Clara and Simon have to work on a project together about romance. Simon doesn’t believe in it and Clara does. Clara hopes to have the romantic fantasy one day and Simon believes dreams should be grounded in economic reality. Not only are their personal views incompatible, but these beliefs have influenced their failed relationships with others. How can these two find any common ground?
Simon wants security but he’s drawn to Clara’s zest for life. Clara wants romance but finds herself attracted to Simon’s stability. He can’t give her the fantasy she wants and she can’t give him the quiet and order he craves. But they work so well together and actually provide what the other one really needs. It’s believable when these two gradually fall in love.