ROBIN PILCHER'S A RISK WORTH TAKING
Based on the bestselling novel by Robin Pilcher
A bracing sea breeze blows through the hair of Katie Trenchard and her young daughter Sooty as they race along the coast. But there is a shadow on Katie's high spirits, for her husband Patrick is suffering from an incurable illness, and the family business is going downhill. Investment banker Dan Porter angrily quits his job. And he feels free at last. But he won't be out of work for long. His old friends from Scotland, the Trenchards, ask Dan to help put some order into Katie's and Patrick's financial and business affairs, which they are unable to manage adequately because of Patrick's health. When Katie becomes aware that her feehngs for Dan go beyond mere gratefulness, she asks him to go back to London. Patrick realizes that he must take fate into his own hands...
Scotland is the wonderful scenic background for this TV movie and a stellar international cast brings the characters to life: James Wilby (Titanic, Gosford Park), Muriel Baumeister (Tatort), Tim Dutton (The Bourne Identity, Ally McBeal).