There are some, including Luis Bunuel, who think that this picture is one of the ten best films ever made. Gary Cooper is an architect who visits Paris, going first to a huge garden where he used to play as a child. The place is now heavily overgrown and in a state of disarray. John
Halliday, a Duke, has hired Cooper's company to build new housing for his horses on the family property. Cooper has creative disagreements with Halliday's wife, Ann Harding, and he is soon sacked from the job. That doesn't last very long, and she allows the designer to exercise his abilities,
developing a close friendship with him in the process. Halliday mistakes their camaraderie for ...