The story is set in June 1983. Famous surgeon Jean-Marie Desprée was left by his wife 1 month ago and now he works in a modern movable hospital, where the 3rd world war is taking place.
Did You Know?
At the time Véronique Jannot
is contacted to play in this movie, she is recovering at her parents' home from an hysterectomy after a cancer. She is only 22. During the shooting, she is still under chemo- and immunotherapy but keeps it secret from the whole crew except her hairdresser and her make-up artist. Because of the treatment adverse effects, she needs to have her make-up replaced two or three times every day. That is how Alain Delon
eventually discovers the truth. See more
Referenced in One Hundred and One Nights