The Peacock Spring | 1995
In 1959, Una and Hal are suddenly withdrawn from their English boarding school and relocated to New Delhi to be with their diplomat father, Edward. The girls find that their father has arranged for a governess, a beautiful Eurasian named Alix, to supervise their education. It soon becomes clear that Edward has sent for his daughters to provide a respectable cover for his affair with Alix. Thus begins a power struggle between Alix and Una for Edward's affections and for supremacy in the household.