The house is on Montpelier Parade just across town, but it might as well be a different world.
the garden with his father one Saturday, Sonny is full of curiosity.
Then the back door eases open and she comes down the path towards him.
Vera. Chance meetings become shy arrangements, and soon Sonny is in love
for the first time. Casting off his lonely life of dreams and quiet
violence for this new, intoxicating encounter, he longs to know Vera,
even to save her.
But what is it that Vera isn't telling him?
in the sea-bright, rain-soaked Dublin of early spring, Montpelier Parade
is a cinematic novel about desire, longing, grief, hope and the things
that remain unspoken. It is about how deeply we can connect with one
another, and the choices we must also make alone.