Merry Riana: Mimpi Sejuta Dolar (2014)
Merry Riana (Chelsea Islan) who just graduated from high school is forced to flee to Singapore because of social riots. The trip to the airport is not safe. They are confronted by swarms of looters and forced off their belongings for safety. At the airport, Merry’s parent (Ferry Salim & Cyntia Lamusu) sell what is attached to their body, but only able to buy one ticket for Merry.
Merry arrives in Singapore alone. With the sum of money to buy food that will run out five times, she has to find somewhere to stay and survive. From social media she finds her friend Irene (Kimberly Ryder) who is also going to college. With the help of Irene, Merry find a gap in the rules which are so strict and Singapore. She is not only allowed to stay in the dorm, she passes the selection examination and is received at one of the best universities. But, it can only be obtained if Merry pay $ 40,000.
The only hope is to take out a student loan, which can only be obtained if Merry has a guarantor. Because there are no relatives, and Irene can not be a guarantor, Merry must find a senior student who wants to be a guarantor. Merry meets Alva (Dion Wiyoko). Apparently Alva is cool and very calculating. He gave all sorts of conditions before finally willing to help Merry, including forcing her to find a part-time job.
Merry aware that she had to study well, and must succeed immediately. So she thinks hard to double the money she has, ranging from distributing the brochure of online business, to play the high-risk stocks. Her economy onditions is up and down. Love confusions ensue when Alva expresses her feelings, while Merry aware that Irene is falling in love with Alva.