Author Hemingway's paean to the Lost Generation in the wake of WWI has been adapted to the screen more faithfully than have any of his other works. Power is the aimless postwar expatriate drifting around Europe, seeking thrills to compensate for his impotence, the result of a war wound. In
the company of sultry prostitute Greco, he threads his way through the bistros of Paris. He's still in love with beautiful aristocrat Gardner, who helped him recover from his wounds during the war. She is being pursued by amorous Greek tycoon Ratoff, and also by young would-be writer Ferrer. Power
sets off for Pamplona with his trusted friend, fellow expatriate Albert, arriving o...