This powerful gripping emotionally charged narrative provides insights of a family who have experiences that will shake each family to the core…. People who themselves are migrants or who have experienced the death of a partner at an early age.. or who have a parent with mental illness will instantly identify with the situation in Calel.
The Accidental Gambler
Following a terrifying accident involving Rachael-the beloved daughter of Paula who is a social worker and lecturer and her husband Colin – their lives are thrown in turmoil. Rachael’s sister Sarah is witness to her parents grief and unravelling. Later when Rachael’s life spins out of control with a heroin habit, Paula parallels Rachael’s addiction when she herself develops a secret gambling problem. Colin tries desperately to force his wife to confront her issues.