Mozart in the Jungle (2014–2018)
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The Boyfriend 

Rodrigo embraces being Hailey's boyfriend, whilst his youth orchestra continues to struggle.

Director:

Paul Weitz

Writers:

Paul Weitz, Roman Coppola (developed by) | 6 more credits »
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Cast

Episode cast overview, first billed only:
Lola Kirke ... Hailey Rutledge
Saffron Burrows ... Cynthia Taylor
Bernadette Peters ... Gloria Windsor
Hannah Dunne ... Lizzie Campbell
Malcolm McDowell ... Thomas Pembridge
Gael García Bernal ... Rodrigo De Souza
Mark Blum ... Union Bob
Christian Coulson ... Sebastian
John Cameron Mitchell ... Egon
John Miller ... Dee Dee
Manuk Aret ... Fritz
Teddy Coluca ... Diner
Drena De Niro ... Carmen
Caleb Eberhardt ... Ferndale Musician
Cole Escola ... Shawn
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Storyline

Hailey and Rodrigo have started a sexual relationship, which usually means doing it at her crowded apartment. While Rodrigo happily embraces the term boyfriend despite perhaps not knowing its full connotation, Hailey struggles with what role he truly plays in her personal life, especially as she is venturing into the realm of being a conductor herself. That dichotomy plays itself out most pointedly as Hailey is heading home to visit her parents, Rodrigo who wants to come along to meet them, with Hailey adamantly against it, not only because of the uncertainty of where they are in their relationship, but because of who Rodrigo and her father are as people. Meanwhile, Rodrigo and Cynthia are having problems retaining conductors for the youth orchestra largely in having to work under Rodrigo's unrealistic expectations. But in the drummer, precocious Ricky, rising to those expectations at least about himself, Rodrigo goes to extreme measures to ensure Ricky lives up to those potentials. ... Written by Huggo

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Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Music

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TV-MA
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | German

Release Date:

16 February 2018 (USA) See more »

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Production Co:

Coconut Pictures, Picrow See more »
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Color
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Since Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov created their two-act ballet in 1892, The Nutcracker, the work set to Tchaikovsky's enduring score has been adapted for stage, film, TV, and even video games. Dance reimaginings have included Mark Morris' Hard Nut, Matthew Bourne's Nutcracker!, and versions in the style of burlesque. See more »

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Written by John Colpitts
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Underrated! An Award-Winning Season and the Best in the Series
22 January 2019 | by drodriguez1418See all my reviews

In my humble opinion, the best season by far in the series. The events that take place in the series are filled with emotion, metaphors and inspiration. As you are watching the series, you are not only enjoying the great acting and writing, you are as well given inspiration and abilty to analyze yourself as a person while watching the characters analyze and find themselves. Just pure


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