"Every family has its own language"
- 1 hr 37 min
A coming of age story based in Africa as England is beginning to withdraw from the country of Wah-Wah. In the beginning we see 11 year old Ralph, his parents have a shaky and in turmoil marriage. His mother is cheating and when she leaves, his father begins to drink. Desperate to remove Ralph from the situation before it harms him, his father sends him to boarding school where he spends the next two years of his life. When he returns his finds his home much different. His father has remarried a young American woman and the British have almost left the country.