By Fiona Kidman
The offerings of the previous echo throughout the generations during this relocating New Zealand saga tracing the lives of the Sandle kin, first encountered in Kidman’s Songs from the Violet Café
When struggle widow Irene Sandle is going to paintings in New Zealand’s tobacco fields in 1952, she hopes to begin a brand new, self sufficient existence for herself and her daughter – however the tragic repercussions of her determination will resonate lengthy after Irene has gone.
Each of Irene’s kids consists of the occasions in their adolescence all through their lives, performed out opposed to a backdrop of serious swap – new possibilities emerge for ladies, yet social difficulties proceed to carry many again. Headstrong Belinda turns into a profitable filmmaker, yet struggles to house her circle of relatives drama as her more youthful siblings are haunted via the past.
A sweeping saga overlaying part a century, this can be a strong exploration of kinfolk ties and heartbreaks, and of studying to stay with the past.
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