In The Heart Of A Young Woman, Lies A Secret That Divides A Nation.
An outstanding ensemble cast headed by Oscar winner Maggie Smith brings Elizabeth Bowen's acclaimed novel to life in this timeless and sensual drama.
Set in County Cork, Ireland, in 1920, the drama unfolds at Danielstown, the home of Anglo-Irish aristocrats escalates around them, Sir Richard's nineteen-year-old niece, Lois (Keeley Hawes), struggles with her longings for love and the yearning for freedom. She is being courted by a British Army captain who is deeply in love with her. But when she discovers an old childhood friend who is now an Irish freedom fighter hiding out on their estate, she becomes fascinated by the rebel he has become. It isn't long before the violent turmoil that has thus far remained at a safe distance threatens to transform all their lives forever.