Locals follows an ensemble of ordinary people trying to keep their relationships alive without losing themselves. The film takes place in bars, cafés and restaurants during a hot summer evening in Stockholm.
Someone needs to know if she’s in an exclusive relationship or not. Someone is accused of being too nice. Someone has to be stopped from calling his ex. Someone gets an introduction on how to market yourself on dating apps. Through playful dialogue in rhyming verse, they reveal their shortcomings and weaknesses, their frustration and their unsatisfied desires.