Ewart Gray is a young Colonial Officer who has just arrived on the island of Baru. Only three other inhabitants of the island are white, and one of them is Ted, a drinker known for his violent outbursts. Following such an episode, Gray sentences him to a period of hard labour, a step which would previously have been unfathomable. Tensions between Ted and Gray rise, as do tensions between the locals and the whites as a cholera outbreak reaches the island.
As screens go dark
Many cinemas around the world have had to close their doors during the global Covid-19 pandemic. Film festivals have been postponed and cancelled. We tip our hats to all those cinema managers and staff, and to all the festival teams playing their part in keeping audiences around the world safe and well.
We’re here for cinemas as they reopen and for festivals as they reschedule. We want to help.Reach out to us to discuss
For joyful celebrations of cinemas reopening when it’s safe to do so (and a whole lot of chat about the movies until then!), head over to our social channels.