在编辑部工作的美丽上海姑娘胡丽娟（海清 饰）不喜欢本地男孩娘娘腔的做派，自作主张找了来自东北农村的小伙子亚平（涂松岩 饰）作男朋友。亚平大学刚刚毕业，在一家游戏公司拿着稀薄的薪水，无权无势的他很不得丽娟母亲（潘虹 饰）的欢心。丽娟鬼马灵精，用计谋迫使母亲同意这桩“门不当、户不对”的婚事。婚后二人的生活非常幸福，小日子过得有来道趣。但是，婆婆（李明启 饰）的到来改变了这一切。地域、观念、身份间的差异让丽娟和婆婆的关系逐渐紧张恶化，误解、争吵不断，往日的快乐温馨不复存在…… 本片根据女作家六六的同名小说改编。©豆瓣
Lijuan, a Shanghai girl, is married to Yaping, a young man from the northeast of China, who works in Shanghai after graduation. With the help of his mother-in-law, Yaping buys a house and has his own home in Shanghai. Before his parents come to Shanghai, Yaping is a typical Shanghai husband who is extremely considerate to Lijuan. The relationship between the couple is as intimate as it can be. They are very affectionate and happy with each other. However, after Lijuan's mother-in-law from northeast China comes to their home in Shanghai, the happy life of this family starts to crumble. There are huge differences in customs and mores between southern China and northern China. Unfortunately, Lijuan's mother-in-law who is deeply influenced by traditional northern ideology completely contradicts her. Besides, her mother-in-law wants to adapt Lijuan into her northern ideology and lifestyle. As a result, conflicts between Li Juan and her mother-in-law escalate. When the family is at the edge...