- 2 hr 9 min
The story of a French Army Colonel leading his troops in battle during the 1954 French-Indochina War. The colonel is expecting the communist enemy to launch and all-out assault on his garrison, which has been weakened by war and casualties. His camp is overrun and the colonel is disgraced, but he is given one more chance to lead a force in the ongoing war. This time he is determined to take the fight to the enemy and win.