Wind at My Back

  • IMDB 8.1 / 10 |
  • 65 Hours |
  • 1080 HD |
  • PG

Wind At My Back chronicles the struggles of the Bailey family –torn apart by economic hard times while trying to survive The Great Depression of the 1930’s. The lives of the Baileys are the backdrop for stories of family bonds and the poignancy of love; sometimes funny and awkward, sometimes haunting, sometimes full of pain.


“Warm funny and downright addictive. Gather the whole family to watch, guaranteed to compel repeat viewing.”- Starweek

Wind At My Back chronicles the struggles of the Bailey family –torn apart by economic hard times while trying to survive The Great Depression of the 1930’s. The lives of the Baileys are the backdrop for stories of family bonds and the poignancy of love; sometimes funny and awkward, sometimes haunting, sometimes full of pain.

SEASONS

Wind At My Back: Season 1

The Bailey's lives are thrown into a world of extremes when Jack Bailey loses his business and then is accidentally killed. Honey is turned away by her mother-in-law, May Bailey, and is forced to give up her children when they are divided amongst relatives. Honey and the kids try desperately to find a way to maintain their independence and pride through adversity and family tensions.

Wind At My Back: Season 2

After enduring a year of unbelievable hardship and heartache, the irrepressible Honey plans a new life for herself, setting herself up not only with a new beauty shop, but with a new husband with the name of Max Sutton. The Baileys find that, once again, the adversity they face only serves to make them stronger.The second season features guest stars including Ron Lea, Gordon Pinsent, Kay Tremblay and Carl Marotte.

Wind At My Back: Season 3

The Depression held an icy grip on New Bedford through the winter of 1933. Grace tries to find love with Del but that proves to be difficult. Hub gets his first dose of “The Fever” and Fat finds out about the “birds and the bees” in the process. Honey and Max build their new life together while Bob and Toppy’s marriage is crumbling. Many other townsfolk have fallen on hard times in the wake of the Silver Dome Mine closure but matriarch May Bailey refuses to go down without a fight.

Wind At My Back: Season 4

The story of the Bailey family resumes as they grow closer and experience the surprising twists that confront their daily lives. Toppy is coping with an empty nest and must rely on her wits to forge a productive life for herself. The boys, Hub and Fat, are entering a competitive stage in their relationship is threatening to become strained. It doesn’t help that their mother, Honey, has been away at a sanatorium. When she returns, she still needs the support of her loving husband Max and family. Grace has all but given up on love until one Jim Flett makes an impression. And presiding over everything, is May Bailey –who might actually be trying to be empathetic.Despite the lighthearted nature of this season’s stories, the effects of The Depression are still being felt in New Bedford. As they rally together to face adversity, the Bailey’s find out, once again, that; “what doesn’t kill you will only make you stronger.”

Wind At My Back: Season 5

As the toughest of times continues, the Bailey family of New Bedford must come to terms with the “growing pains” that are affecting its members. Grace Bailey, though still living at home, has become a self-sufficient, young woman who is more than capable of juggling romance and career –while blindfolded! She’s also more than capable of standing up to her overbearing mother: May Bailey. But there will soon come a time when the older woman is forced to expose her vulnerable side. The two boys: Hub and Fat, are growing up quickly and life in New Bedford provides them with challenging, new responsibilities and relationships. Meanwhile their parents: Honey and Max are finding themselves to pursuits outside the home; Honey resumes her business and Max is thrust into public service. The Dirty Thirties are winding down; the town is on its way back to prosperity, but it is the preeminent Baileys who must bridge familial gaps or be forever torn apart.