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The Sea
Max Morden comes as an old man to the seaside vacation home where he spent one summer fifty years ago, and relives the memories of that time, when youthful lust and misunderstanding met with tragedy. He has returned to the home, called the Cedars, following the death of his wife Anna. He spends his time in a nearby pub, or walking along the shore, he reminiscing about his childhood and the days before Anna died. As a child, Max was obsessed with the G...