The film follows author Romain Gary as he recalls his growing up with his Russian-born mother. The two leave Russia for France, where they settle in Paris. As twenty years pass, they encounter social change, age, different convictions, poverty and the slow approach of World War II.
Director: Jules Dassin.
Stars: Melina Mercouri, Assi Dayan, Didier Haudepin, François Raffoul, Despo Diamantidou, Jean Martin, Fernand Gravey, Jacqueline Porel, Elspeth March, Maria Machado, Julie Dassin, René Clermont, Carol Cole, Marina Nestora, Audrey Berindey.