A young lieutenant (Alain Delon) has an affair with a baroness but decides to put an end to it when he meets Christine (Romy Schneider), a musician’s daughter. It ends tragically when the Colonel learns his wife had this affair.
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A run of the mill period romance raised from two stars to three thanks to some snappy dialogue...only problem is, Christine and her regimental Beau never get to fly together, (they barely spread their wings), before a...but I will say no more....3.2 stars...
Hélas aussi, Pierre Gaspard-Huit filme comme souvent à son habitude sans génie et sans âme, ce superbe mélodrame, que Max Ophüls avait si parfaitement appréhendé dans ce magnifique chef-d'oeuvre que fut pourtant "Liebelei" (1933)... www.cinefiches.com