On a rubber plantation in Malaya, on
the eve of the Second World War, three teenagers
enjoy their last summer of freedom and innocence.
Matthew is the son of the English planter who runs
the estate and his best friend, Rajan, is the son of his
father’s clerk – but despite their parents’ disapproval of
their friendship, they feel like equals. When beautiful,
strong-willed Mei Ling arrives, both boys’ heads are
turned. But before any romance can blossom, the
Against a backdrop of the fall of Singapore, the
communist insurgency and the eventual Japanese
surrender, THE UNDONE YEARS is a very human
story of love and betrayal in a time of war.