Young Helene Junot witnesses the death of her mother at the hands of Nazis. Separated from her brother, Edmund, by the war, Helene goes to work at the chateau of the Count De Ville. There ... See full summary »
When an uneducated sailor drifts in from the sea, he meets a girl from the upper class. He sets out for an education that surpasses her in every way only to find himself quite disillusioned by what he finds.