Glasgow 1948 and 23-year-old Ellie (Eilean) Gilmartin becomes a sculptor despite family opposition and the shadow of her father’s torment following service in World War I. On learning that her mother did not die when she was a toddler but returned to the country of her birth, sends Ellie to Australia to find out why. After bureaucratic obstacles, psychological and physical threats Ellie learns that she cannot assume responsibility for the deeds of her parents but must leave their tragic heritage behind. A steadfast ally shows Ellie the possibility of love, in the future.
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