Summer, 1943: wealthy youth in the Riccione district of Rimini play while the war gets closer. Carlo Caremoli, a young man who follows the crowd, has found ways to avoid military service. Then, on the beach, he meets Roberta, a war widow with a child.
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An overheated romantic melodrama. It is supposed to take place in wartime Italy of 1943 but there are anachronisms in style and manner. One thing for sure, though...Jean Louis Trintignant is a star, even at this stage in his career.