A fisherman from a remote Irish island is smitten with an English woman he saw once at a wedding. The man begins writing to her in his own primitive style and, after a year, she asks him to come to Liverpool to live with her. The publishing house she works at prints his poems and he becomes a celebrity, but a tragic incident puts a stop to his new fame and life. Veronica Castang and George Hearn star in this adaptation of Gardner McKay's drama. 130 min.