Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 114 min.
In a town where half the men die down the coalpit, Margaret MacNeil is quite happy being single in her small Cape Breton island town. Until she meets Neil Currie, a charming and sincere bagpipe-playing, Gaelic-speaking dishwasher. But no matter what you do, you can't avoid the spectre of the pit forever.
emotional, serious, uplifting, realistic, touching, talky, earnest, melancholic, breathtaking, enigmatic ...
mining, small town, parents and children, museum, male nudity, rich and poor, hopes, beautiful scenery, love story, love and romance, secrets, childhood, life & death, justice, storytelling, dysfunctional family, culture clash, destiny, society, violent, family, life, mentor, marriage, coal mining ...
20th century, 40s