There is a period of stillness, of starless blue, which hangs suspended in the spaces between night and day. In these hours, perhaps, the mind may glimpse the knowledge the soul has kept safely locked away.
In a drowsy English village at the dawn of the 1920s, Rosina King sleepwalks through her unhappy life--until one deep blue evening, when she is finally woken by a kiss.
American painter Eve Soames is the embodiment of a thoroughly modern woman: fearless, financially independent, and strong-willed. When Eve bursts into her life, Rosina finds herself mesmerised, and also unsettled by what she senses Eve might teach her.