Using WW II as a backdrop, Beck plays an American pilot who falls in love with a young French girl, Pisier. When the time comes for him to return to the States, he promises her that he will return in three weeks to marry her. She waits for the appropriate date, but Beck never shows.
Heartbroken, she aborts the baby she has been carrying and decides that men are to be used for personal gain. She becomes a great French actress and marries a Greek tycoon, Vallone. But over the years she has also been keeping tabs on Beck, his disastrous career as a commercial pilot, and his
shaky marriage to Sarandon. Eventually, she arranges for Beck to come to Greece to be her perso...