Somewhere along the border of the Middle East in the middle of the 19th century, two adjoining couples fought with difficulty and isolation, and they witnessed a beautiful but proven landscape and challenged them physically and psychologically.
Author Mona Fastvold:
Ron Hansen (screenplay), Jim Shepard (screenplay) | In the 1850s in New York, Abigail began the new year on a rural farm where she lived with her husband Dyer. As Abigail reflects on the year ahead through her diary entries, we have experienced a significant difference between her deliberate, stubborn and emotional manner. Spring arrives and Abigail meets Tallie, an emotional and beautiful newcomer who rents a neighboring farm with her husband Finney. The two are in a tentative relationship and fill the unprecedented gaps in their lives.