A bourgeois life in France at the onset of World War II, as the rich and their poor servants meet up at a French chateau.
During the first World War, two French soldiers are captured and imprisoned in a German P.O.W. camp. Several escape attempts follow until they are sent to a seemingly impenetrable fortress which seems impossible to escape from.
Three adolescent girls growing up in Bengal, India, learn their lessons in life after falling for an older American soldier.