Period drama set after the end of the First World War in rural Australia. A man left his family farm and his daughter behind, to set sail for England. He returns home 22 years later as a distinguished writer with a beautiful new wife in tow. His friends and family welcome him home as a hero, but when he is exposed as a fraud he is spurned by them all. His brother falls in love with his wife, as does the local doctor, much to his daughter's annoyance. A sensual adaptation of Anton Chekov's 'Uncle Vanya'.