An old-fashioned romantic melodrama, largely set in Ireland in the 1930s and strictly a family affair for the Brothers Quinn: Aidan stars, Paul wrote and directs and brother Declan provided the sharp cinematography. In contemporary Chicago, Kieran Johnson (James Caan)
is trying to teach his high school history class the importance of knowing one's roots, but in fact knows little about his own. When he comes across a photo of a man he suspects may be his father his mother, who conceived him out of wedlock shortly before emigrating from Ireland, suffered
a stroke and is unable to answer his questions Kieran decides to return to the old country and dig ...