THE DARK MATTER OF LOVE follows eleven-year old Masha and five-year old twin boys Marcel and Vadim as they leave Russia to spend their first year in Wisconsin as part of the Diaz family. When the reality of bonding with children who have grown up in institutions turns out to be more difficult than they ever imagined, the Diaz's hire two of the world's best developmental psychologists to help them build their new family - through science. Claudio and Cheryl Diaz met at Disneyland in 1990, fell in love, married and had their only daughter Cami in 1997. Cheryl, one of six children herself, always wanted a big family and worked toward making this adoption a reality for six years. Claudio, who fled communist Cuba with his family and worked his way from cleaning toilets at Disneyland to becoming a Disney HR executive, wants to give Masha, Marcel and Vadim the same gift his father gave him – a new life in America.
ABOUT THE FILM Eleven year old Masha Kulabokhova is about to be adopted into fourteen year old Cami Diaz's family. Masha grew up in a Russian orphanage; Cami was born and raised in Wisconsin and has been the exclusive focus of her parents' love her whole life. The process of Masha becoming part of the Diaz family is going to change both girls forever. THE DARK MATTER OF LOVE follows Masha as she leaves Russia to the spend her first year as part of the Diaz family, who have also adopted five year old twin boys Marcel and Vadim. When the reality of bonding with children who have grown up in institutions turns out to be more difficult than they ever imagined, the Diaz's hire two of the world's best developmental psychologists to help them build their new family - through science.
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