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By Alex Capus

Summer 1918. the 1st global conflict is drawing to an in depth whilst Léon Le Gall, a French youngster from Cherbourg who has dropped out of faculty and left domestic, falls in love with Louise Janvier. either are significantly wounded by way of German artillery hearth, are separated, and think one another to be lifeless. in brief reunited 20 years later, the 2 enthusiasts are torn aside back by means of Louise's refusal to break Léon's marriage and by means of the German invasion of France. In occupied Paris through the moment international struggle, the place Léon struggles opposed to the abhorrent projects imposed upon him by means of the SS, and the wilds of Africa, the place Louise confronts the hardships of her primitive surroundings, they conflict the vicissitudes of background and the passage of time for the survival in their love.

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