The drama "On the shore" tells about the opportunities that people often lose because of strict education. The film begins with the wedding night of Edward Mayhew and Florence Ponting. Florence had the ability to play the violin. She always studied diligently, insanely wanted to perform on the big stage and dreamed of a happy family life. Edward was a serious student, lived in a small village and studied at the school where his father was director. His mom began to go crazy after a head injury.
The meeting of the heroes takes place at the university, and the ideal courtship finally conquers the heart of the heroine. Thinking that after getting married, they will get rid of all the adversities and problems, they conclude an alliance. The first wedding night destroys all dreams, because because of strict education the main characters have no idea what and how to do. Soon they come to a single thought - it is necessary to dissolve the marriage. But later Edward understands how stupid the reason for parting with his beloved woman.