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Summer's Lease 1989

  • Ended
  • BBC One
  • 1989-11-01T00:00:00Z
  • 55 mins
  • 3 hours, 40 mins
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • Drama

Molly Pargeter is a forty-something wife and mother of three girls, who leads a stable but dull life in 1980s West London. She feels overweight and there is no passion in her relationship with her husband Hugh, who is seeing another woman, albeit just for lunches. For most of her life she has found escape in detective novels and books on art, especially about the fifteenth century Italian fresco painter Piero Della Francesca. Then in a newspaper's small adds Molly sees the details of a villa in Tuscany, Italy to let and after travelling to Italy to view the villa "La Felicita" she decides to take it for the family's August holiday.


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