The film follows an upcoming Mexican mariachi singer, Alejandro (Jaime Camil), who is trying to secure a visa for his daughter that way she can visit her grandparents in the United States. His request is denied by Rachel (Laura Ramsey), a young embassy worker. With the help of Alejandro’s friend, Canicas, the two try to convince Rachel to rethink her decision after they run into her while playing a gig.
Pulling Strings is a bilingual comedy starring Jaime Camil. Alejandro (Jaime Camil) and his loyal best friend Canicas (Omar Chaparro) are hardworking mariachi singers looking for fame in Mexico City. More than just a mariachi, Alejandro has a second full time job – he’s a single dad. When Alejandro tries to secure a visa for his young daughter to visit her grandparents in the U.S. Alejandro’s request is flatly denied by a young embassy worker, Rachel (Laura Ramsey). Later that evening, Alejandro and Canicas run into Rachel while playing a gig – which turns out to be a celebration of her promotion to a post in London. Alejandro seizes the coincidental encounter as a chance to change her mind on his rejected visa, and with Canicas by his side; they whisk her into an unforgettable adventure. And, while he gets busy pulling strings for a visa, it turns out the strings of his heart are pulled too.
The film releases in theaters on Oct. 4. Below is the official trailer: