Filmed in India, Rumer Godden’s story has been adapted and directed by the Jewel in the Crown team. Two English schoolgirls arrive in New Delhi, 1959. Their diplomat father has secured them a beautiful Eurasian governess. 15-year-old Una suspects an ulterior motive. But her father’s affairs take second place to her own when she has a secret affair with the Indian gardener.
Director: Christopher Morahan.
Writers: Rumer Godden (novel), Ken Taylor.
Stars: Peter Egan, Jennifer Caron Hall, Hattie Morahan, Naveen Andrews.
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