Scott, a troubled Coast Guardsman assigned to a fog-bound station on a remote stretch of beach, suffers from Post Traumatic Stress when he survives a mine explosion that sinks his ship. Although he is engaged to a beautiful young woman who loves him, he becomes involved with an enigmatic femme fatale whom he meets near the beached wreckage of a torpedoed ship. She is married to a renowned painter who was blinded in a traumatic, but mysterious incident, details of which are very hazy. Although they only live in a small cottage, the couple have an ambivalent relationship especially in regards to his priceless cache of unsold paintings, a relationship that evolves into a romantic triangle as Scott falls under her seductive spell. Written by
Go ahead and say it...I'm no good!
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Peggy says her husband's "optic nerve was cut," which is why he's blind. But although she refers to the optic nerve in the singular, people have two optic nerves, one for each eye. See more
[Admiring the paintings
These must be worth a fortune now that you're...
[Scott hesitates to say 'blind.'
Since you're convinced I'm blind, go ahead... say it, but you're right. Now that I can't paint anymore, this stuff of mine gets more valuable every day. There's an old saying in my trade: a man never gets rich until he's dead. I assure you a blind painter's just the same as a dead man.
During the opening credits, the waves wash away one set of names before the next set is displayed. See more