A young Canadian nurse (Betsy) comes to the West Indies to care for Jessica, the wife of a plantation manager (Paul Holland). Jessica seems to be suffering from a kind of mental paralysis as a result of fever. When she falls in love with Paul, Betsy determines to cure Jessica even if she needs to use a voodoo ceremony, to give Paul what she thinks he wants. Written by
Ken Yousten <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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[Betsy Connell and Mr. Holland are walking through the garden together
Why was the maid crying?
I'm not sure I can make you understand.
[He stops and points at an odd-looking sculpture in the garden
Do you know what this is?
A figure of Saint Sebastian.
Yes. But it was once the figurehead of a slave ship. That's where our people came from. From the misery and pain of slavery. For generations they found life a burden. That's why they still weep when a child is born and make merry at a burial... ...
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Referenced in Videoclub
Etude in E Op.10 No.3
Written by Frédéric Chopin
Played on piano by Tom Conway See more