In difficult circumstances, Charlotte Ward, once a famed stage actress, tries to restart her career--only to experience disaster. Her estranged daughter, Rosalind, comes to the rescue and moves her mother to a quiet English coastal village. Charlotte is grateful to get to know Rosalind after years apart. As one who has regrets about her own romantic past, it's a joy for Charlotte to see love blossom for her daughter. For Rosalind, however it's time away from teaching--and now she must care for the mother who wasn't there for her.