Firefly Lane explores the boulevard of love, loss, and the magic of friendship. Thus, the Netflix series traverses across the lane of Life. In the turbulent summer of 1974, Kate Mularkey retired in silence to her place at the bottom of the eighth-grade social food chain. However, to her great surprise, the most fascinating girl in the world moves in across the street and wishes to be her friend. Indeed, Tully Hart apparently has it all. She is beautiful. She is intelligent. Adding to her charm, she is a strong-willed girl who has her eyes set on her ambition in life. Indeed, Tully and Kate are poles apart. But that’s just the surface, the visible part of the iceberg.
Kate is stripped of the glamour that Tully has. Although Kate’s family loves her, it mortifies her at every turn. Indeed, Kate is damned to be forever uncool. On the other hand, Tully is glamorous. Indeed, she has this air of mystery about her that appeals to everyone she meets. However, a secret is nibbling at the fabric of her life. A gnawing secret holds her hostage.
Firefly Lane is the touching, powerful story of two women and the friendship that becomes the embankment of their lives. Their friendship provides them an emotional anchor.
We see Tully sailing and tossing through a desperate need to prove her worth to the world. The theme of abandonment runs like an umbilical cord through her life. Indeed, her mother deserted her at an early age. Thus, ever since that instance of desertion Tully desires unconditional love. The longing has woven itself into her life. Thus, the Firefly Lane explores the existential themes of loneliness and longing. Initially, Tully looks to men to fill the wound of void in her soul. However, later we see it is television news that arrests her attention. Thus, she will make a pilgrimage to New York and around the globe to follow her own blind ambition. Indeed, she will find fame and success. However, almost nothing will heal the loneliness. In fact, in the glamour of fame and success , she will rediscover the mysterious human condition – man is enisled across the sea of life.
From the beginning, Kate knows her life will be nothing special. In fact, all she really wants is to sail on with an ordinary life. She wants to fall in love, explore the labyrinths of the act of loving, have children, and walk along the lane of an ordinary life. However, what she does not know is how being a wife and mother will compel her to depart from herself. She doesn’t know how adapting to the new roles will change her, make her lose sight of who she once was. She will be an unaccommodated woman. Again, existential. A misfit. She will cultivate envy from her new life. Her famous best friend will start to haunt her.
If you religiously watch Firefly Lane, it will unfurl for you all your personal secrets. Thus, the series has received universal acclaim from both the critics and audiences.
Music plays a significant role in any fictional recording of life. Firefly Lane Season 2 Part 1 has amazing tracks that enhance the emotional quotient of the recorded journey of two women across the storms of friendship. The names of the soundtracks are acoustic and project the mood of the thematics of the episodes.