Starring Jean-Pierre Cassel, Claude Brasseur, Claude Rich, Jean Carmet, Jacques Jouanneau, Cornelia Froboess, Mario David, O.E. Hasse, Guy Bedos, Raymond Jourdan, Philippe Castelli, Gérard Darrieu, Sacha Briquet, Lucien Raimbourg
After the June 1940 armistice, French soldiers held prisoner by the Germans decide to escape. Their first attempt fails, but one of them, a corporal, remains determined. After many unsuccessful efforts, he is sent to a disciplinary camp.