Jessica, Part One

VIBE – Thursday 19 May, 8.30pm (Part Two Thursday 26 May, 8.30pm)

Set during the early years of the 20th century in a small frontier town in rural New South Wales, this epic period drama centres on Jessica, a beautiful, spirited tomboy who rises up against the ruthless ambition of her mother, Hester. Wanting to claim Jessica’s son for her other daughter, Hester commits Jessica to a mental asylum. Richard Runche, Jessica’s one trusted ally, is called upon to secure her release, and finally, to give her the courage to fight for her child.

Starring Golden Globe Award� nominee Sam Neill (Jurassic Park), and Leeanna Wallsman (Looking for Alibrandi).

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