A Critically-Acclaimed Romance set in 1930’s England featuring Rose Byrne, Henry Cavill and Bill Nighy
The film follows 17-year-old Cassandra Mortmain, and the fortunes of
her eccentric family, struggling to survive in a decaying English
castle. Salvation comes in the form of their American landlord Simon
Cotton and his brother Neil.
Although initially repelled by Simon, Rose is determined to make him
fall in love with her and succeeds. A wedding is arranged and Cassandra
is left on the sidelines as everyone around her is drawn into a
maelstrom of interconnected relationships. But events spiral out of
control, and before the summer ends she will experience frustrated
desire, first love, and a broken heart.