The Summer the Queen Came
Miles is sixteen. His family is falling apart and he's in love with his cousin. An imminent Royal visit offends his mother's political sensibilities and his father is spending too much time with a helpless female neighbour. Christmas is coming and his brothers have murder on their minds......
It's an ordinary story.
The film was one of three half-hour dramas commissioned by TVNZ under the series title Another Country and director Niki (Whale Rider) Caro won the awards for best TV drama scipt and director at the 1994 NZ Film and TV Awards.