As Hitler's forces occupied France, an indolent American painter (Perry King) residing at Paris' posh Ritz Hotel sought to remain above the fray, even becoming a confidante of Hermann Goering (Joss Ackland). After watching ever more of his friends and neighbors threatened by the Nazi regime, he put his own safety on the line for the Resistance cause. Gripping take on the A.E. Hotchner novel also stars Leslie Caron, David McCallum, Sophie Barjac, Cherie Lunghi. 3 1/3 hrs. on two discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English.