"Lovebirds" is wonderful and touching story about family, growing up and finding love. Mario has found true love. For the past few months he has been corresponding with Alexis, a handsome young man from Spain, over the internet. While only an "online" romance, Mario is just wild for the guy. Alexis has already decided he feels the same so they decide to meet at Mario's home town in the Philippines. But there is one small problem, Mario has never told his family that he is gay. Things are turned upside when Alexis arrives and Mario's mom figures out that he is not a girl. Alexis' arrival, and subsequent feast, causes a series misunderstandings, out right lies and hurt feelings. But after some time everyone comes around in this tender, humorous and heart felt story.