Maria was married to the politician George a long time ago. They have three children and Maria did everything for her husband. As she goes with him to a party, she discovers that he is having an affair. She travels with her best friends, Judy, to Thailand, where the dancer Raka woos her. She resists, but shortly before she leaves, she decides to stay in Thailand and starts an affair with him. She has to decide between her dreams and her family. Written by
Rüdiger Meyer <Habeas_Corpus@t-online.de>
The search for yourself always leads to another.
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Did You Know?
Director Phillip Noyce
said of this film: "The original story was very different. It was really about the Balinese character's alienation and his coming to terms with it, coming to terms with a western influence and his traditional obligations, trying to work it all out. Wendy Hughes
' character went through a very similar journey in the original story. It's just that the setting and the Balinese character were very different once we moved to Thailand." See more