A Miners Canary

​EDINE MACKAY grows up in a Scottish village struggling with her difficult childhood. When the village is subjected to mining by an investor, survival becomes even more difficult for her. An unexpected opportunity offers her the chance to escape her fate by studying opera in Italy. When she returns to the village, it turns out that during the years she lived there she was not as alone as she thought, and that she has real friends who will not abandon her to her fate.

  • Diana Adriana Johanna van Wijngaarden
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    Screenplay, Television Script
  • Genres:
    Drama, Romance, Historic
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Writer Biography - Diana Adriana Johanna van Wijngaarden

Diana van Wijngaarden has worked as a freelance journalist and also published personal work. As part of her personal work, she wrote for several publishing houses, for people of all ages for many years. Her hobbies are photography and painting.

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Making my passion my work has been one of the greatest achievements in my life. And I am very fortunate to be supported by my family, giving me their faith, love and patience.