A FOREIGN FIELD is a bittersweet commemoration of D-Day, the 1944 invasion of Normandy by Allied forces. A veteran cast ably portrays WWII vets who return to the battle site to pay tribute to those they left behind.
Crusty Cyril (Leo McKern) and simple-minded Amos (Alec Guinness) return to Normandy 50 years after the D-Day invasion. Arriving on their heels is Waldo (John Randolph), an American vet, his uptight daughter Beverley (Geraldine Chaplin), and henpecked son-in-law Ralph (Edward Herrmann). Staying
in the same hotel is Lisa (Lauren Bacall), a wealthy widow who drowns her sorrows in booze. From their first meeting, "Limey" Cyril and "Yank" Waldo trade ba...