The true story of an escaped soldier hiding out in the house of a Greek dressmaker who is secretly a resistance fighter. It's an epic love story against the odds, set during the Nazi occupation of Greece in WW2.
Peter Blunden, a New Zealand soldier captured in Crete, jumps from a train and escapes from his Nazi captors.?He is taken into a safe house by Mrs Tasoula, a dressmaker and a member of the Greek resistance movement.?
She employs several young dressmakers including Thalia Christidou, who wonders why the door to a room off the living room is always locked. This arrangement works well for some time, but the Germans are everywhere and there is mounting concern that the men will be discovered.?Thalia sees them by accident, and soon Peter and Thalia become close. For a while the secret is safe.?
Thalia's feelings for Peter are growing, as are his for her, but both are certain that nothing can come of it so they keep their emotions in check.?
But the Nazis are becoming suspicious of Mrs Tasoula and local gossip suggests that she has something to hide - or is hiding someone.
What will Mrs Tasoula's fate be? What will become of Thalia and Peter?