Adapted from the novel by John Banville. After the death of his wife, Max returns to the sea where he spent his childhood summers, provoking a cathartic reflection as the present draws out powerful memories of innocent joy, uplifting warmth, and profound tragedy from one fateful summer many years ago. Only an unforeseen revelation will provide a path to redemption and closure.
This is a fresh look from writer Andrew Davies at the classic novel by E.M. Forster, about the impact of Italian sensuality and love of life on an impressionable English girl, framed poignantly by her nostalgic return to Italy after WWI.
When the privileged Margaret Hale's father uproots the family to take work in the northern mill town of Milton, she is shocked by the dirt and gruffness of the people. But she reserves her highest contempt for the charismatic mill-owner John Thornton.