After his outdated father dies, Brian Jardine (Greg Kinnear) strikes along with his spouse, Kathy (Jennifer Ehle), and their son aged 13, Jake (Theo Taplitz) in an house in Brooklyn that they’ve inherited. Two-storey constructing has a tenant on the bottom ground; a clothes retailer run by Leonor Calvelli (Paulina Garcia) and is aided by her boy aged all of 13, Tony (Michael Barbieri). Jake and Tony instantly turn out to be good pals even when they’re completely completely different personalities. Jake is quiet and reserved, spending a lot of his time making sketches and portray, whereas Tony may be very talkative and playful. Tony desires to turn out to be an actor and performing lessons are dreaming to succeed in Fiorello H. LaGuardia Excessive College to fulfill its aim. Jake decides that he want to research arts on the identical faculty. The 2 boys spend plenty of time collectively due to frequent every day actions. Sometime, husbands Jardine and Brian discovers that his father has referred to as Leonor a really low lease for her store. Since her performing profession of Brian is stagnant and household is sort of fully supported by revenues Kathy psychotherapist, they notify Leonor that can triple the lease – besides will probably be beneath the rents that apply normally within the neighborhood. Leonor asks Brian doesn’t rise a lot lease, saying that she and his father had been finest pals and that he wished him to be beneficiant to her.