Captain Justin Mollenard works for a company that sells armaments to the Far East. After an eventful stay in Shanghai, where he and his cargo are the victim of a malicious attack, he returns to his hometown of Dunkirk.
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Siodmak directs, Harry Baur stars, Charles Spaak writes, Eugen Schüfftan lights up and Alexandre Trauner adorns. The scenes in Shanghai prefigure the films noirs Siodmak will direct a few years later in Hollywood. A masterpiece to rediscover.