The story of how the people of Paris cope with the strains and struggles of war, from the siege of the city by the Prussians during the Franco-Prussian War of 1871 to the invasion by the Germans in World War II.
Here's the unforgettable story of a family - simple, peaceful people who wanted only to be free - yet who thrice fought the bitterness and despair of an invader's terror
Did You Know?
When released in France in October 1945, the scenes with Charles Boyer
shot in Hollywood were not included. Instead, an introductory sequence with Boyer highlighted the film's eventful journey to reach the French screens due to German Minister of Propaganda Goebbels' fierce opposition. See more
Marche Militaire Op. 51, D. 733 No 1 in D major
Music by Franz Schubert See more