An aspiring composer, in the British Air Force for WWII, is downed in Italy and rescued by an Italian girl. He returns home to his wife, inspired to write an opera and aware that he’s fallen in love with his rescuer.
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Charmingly but ludicrously melodramatic. Nino Rota's score is a knockout. The ending is totally unrealistic - who in his right mind who swap hot cutie Valentina Cortese for the prissy Dulcie Gray? Not me, squire.