Comedy drama about supporting the one you love through episodes of difficult mental health. A woman struggles to connect with her depressed husband, when he finally reaches breaking point. Leaving her alone in the middle of nowhere, she finds herself caught somewhere between a dream and reality and with nothing left to lose she makes a wish.
Pauline Bellamy has been an artist for her whole life. From the mountains to the sea, through the snow and windstorms, we accompany her on a journey through the seasons in the picturesque South Island of New Zealand. While she creates on-the-spot plein air paintings, Pauline reflects on her personal challenges, what fascinates her about painting, and five decades of work.
Sometimes staying quiet is not the way forward. After being bullied at school and ignored at home, our girl finally finds her voice in the strangest place. It opens her eyes to the joys that have been right in front of her all along. Set in 1973 with a backdrop of political unrest and social change, a young girl in rural New Zealand questions her place in the world, in a search for her freedom. Oranges &Lemons is about summer and heat, childhood and bravery, it is a snapshot of a time gone by, when life was simpler, but bullying was just as complicated.