1928 and Donovan Slacks, a man with a fragile head, is sent to a Sea Bathing Hospital. But when he falls in love with a local fishergirl, he discovers the bitter truth about his past and life goes into freefall. In the eye of the storm he takes a decision - determined to be free, he leads the local fishermen in an uprising against the government. But as things spiral out of control, can Donovan Slacks really become the leader everyone desperately needs?
Dog Animal Films
When silence...talks back
Did You Know?
The film was shot half as a 1920s-style silent film, half as a 'talkie', with the transition coming at the turning-point in the story. See more