It is the turn of the 20th century in a small Sri Lankan town and a father is worried about the future of his two maturing daughters — he does not want them to marry yet, but they are obviously attractive.
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A Sri Lankan classic tragedy of elemental human interactions, passions and ploys which weaves vine-like through the dangers and dreamy jungle life at a time when village oppression of heat, drought, and epochal traditions are being confronted by a new foreign economic civilization of capital, ownership, licensing, deadlines and British court decisions. A drama of difficulty in a storied land of