It's 1912 in the industrial north. Rutherford is overbearing, dogmatic and disappointed. With three grown children and not one qualified to take over his family-owned glassworks, he rules his household with tyranny and disdain.
Janet, John and Richard have dreams of their own but none can break free.
Mary is different. Married into the family and with ambitions for her son, she’ll untangle the ties that bind.
Caroline Steinbeis directs Githa Sowerby’s celebrated classic about the struggle for supremacy, legacy and deciding one’s own destiny.