An adaptation of the Maeve Binchy novel. When Danny Lynch (Iain Glen) tells his wife Ria (Olivia Williams) that he has a young pregnant mistress, Ria thinks that her world has ended. Little does she know that within weeks a telephone call from America will open up a whole new world for her. Marilyn Vine (Andie MacDowell), escaping from her own private demons, wants to exchange her house in Westville, New England, for a house in Dublin during a few summer weeks. Ria Lynch's big Victorian house in Tara Road is perfect. And so begins a wonderful story of unlikely loves and friendships, rivalries jealousy and the uncovering of secrets, as the two women borrow each others houses, neighbours and lives...
Sometimes you must lose your life to find a new one...