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In the late Nineteenth Century, Helene Alving, a graceful mid-aged woman, welcomes
her son Osvald home to their provincial Norwegian city. Osvald, a successful artist
in his adopted city of Paris, is not merely home for a visit but to recuperate from
an illness that has disabled his talent and threatens his existence.
Complicating Mrs. Alving’s attempts to understand and ameliorate her son’s condition
are Pastor Manders, a friend and spiritual guide who holds her soundly accountable
for missteps in her marriage to Osvald’s father, and the maid Regina, to whom Osvald
is attracted for reasons he has yet to uncover.
Mrs. Alving must confront the past, accept the present, and face the future that
all envelope her in this riveting adaptation of Ibsen’s “Ghosts” by acclaimed writer/director