Lt. Franta Slama is a top pilot in the Czech Air Force who is assigned to train a promising young flier, Karel Vojtisek, and they soon become friends. When Nazi Germany invades Czechoslovakia in 1939, they both reject the authority of their new leaders and escape to England where they join other Czech exiles in the RAF. While flying a mission over England, Karel crash lands and happens upon the farmhouse of Susan, a young woman whose husband is in the Navy. Karel soon falls head over heels for Susan but, while they enjoy a brief fling, in time Susan decides she prefers the company of the older and more worldly Franta. As Franta and Karel struggle to maintain their friendship despite their romantic rivalry.
|Cast:||Anna Massey, Caroline Holdaway, Charles Dance, Charlotte Fairman, Daniela Kolářová, David Novotný, Hans-Jörg Assmann, Jaromír Dulava, Jeremy Swift, John Warnaby, Juraj Bernáth, Kryštof Hádek, Linda Rybová, Lukás Kantor, Miroslav Táborský, Oldřich Kaiser, Ondřej Vetchý, Petr Burian, Sophie Wilcox, Tara Fitzgerald, Thure Riefenstein, Viktor Preiss|
|Country:||Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom|
|Language:||Český, English, Deutsch, Slovenčina|