A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Rainer and Patricia’s jet-setting lifestyle is irreparably altered after a horrible tragedy – the loss of their child. Determined to build a new life, they move to an idyllic, remote portion of the island of Malta.
An uptight New Yorker and his party girl sister visit their Dad’s lake house to meet his new wife, and her rough-around-the-edges kids. When the parents announce they’re adopting a child to bring the family together, it has the opposite effect.
This film, based on the international best-seller by Amos Oz, is the story of his youth, set against the backdrop of the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel.