Once Upon a Summer

Once upon a SummerIt is 1959. And the class of 4A at Rose Horn’s convent school in Dublin have discovered boys. And dating. And kissing. Rose dreams of love. And of exchanging her thick lisle stockings and bulky school uniform for the daring black chiffon numbers of the gorgeous Rita Hayworth.

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