Spending the holidays with the family of his school friend Marcus in their luxurious country home, the young Leo finds himself acting as the go-between for the beautiful upper-class Marian and tenant-farmer Ted who are embroiled in a forbidden secret love affair. The innocent Leo gets caught up in the adult atmosphere of deceit and manipulation as he risks everything in this deeply moving coming of age story.
Adaptation of Hartley's classic novel
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“Far too dreamily elegiac for a snobbish Edwardian milieu... A mild-mannered costume drama with singing. ”