Shot mostly on the SS Vistafjord, which was actually making a cruise, TABLE FOR FIVE is the story of a family enduring the conflicts of divorce and adoption. J.P. Tannen (Jon Voight) is divorced from Kathleen (Millie Perkins). She is remarried to attorney Mitchell (Richard Crenna), a
thoughtful man who takes his stepfather role seriously. After ignoring his three children for years, Tannen brings them on a luxury cruise through the Mediterranean. Kathleen is killed in an automobile accident, and Mitchell says he is coming to Europe to get the children. Tannen decides that the
children are worth fighting for. The question of natural versus adoptive parents' rights i...