Between wars, we witness a slice of still life; the private lives and relative values of mad dogs and Englishmen. In the stately homes of England, this happy breed feign majesty with a design for living whilst the better half of the prodigal son is waiting in the wings.
The annual cavalcade will present laughter but hay fever makes the poor little rich girl world weary.
Will they ever find peace in out time?
Reflection plays a highly visual role in the movie often illuminating the topsy-turvy attitudes and distorted reality of a family out of touch with the times.