Hedda Gabler, the daughter of an aristocratic general, has just returned to her villa from her honeymoon. Her husband is an aspiring, young, and reliable academic who continued his research during their honeymoon. Hedda has never loved him and married him because she thinks her years of youthful abandon are over. Jealousy, murder and controversy follows, providing us with much food for thought. Was Hedda a victim of circumstance or a manipulative villain?