Gone Are The Days of Summer is a poignant story about the struggle and isolation of a woman coping with her husband who is fighting a losing battle against senile dementia. Bernard is confused, irritated and unaware of his surroundings. His wife Jean is struggling to cope; burdened with the running of a household as well as keeping a watchful eye on Bernard. The figure of strength that she has always relied upon to be her rock is now dependent on her. Ultimately whilst their situation is plagued with difficulty there is hope for Bernard and Jean as they face his illness together. A subtle and intimate portrayal of people living with Alzheimer's and the incredible strains this can put on day to day life.