The story of a young woman, Helen Banning, who travels to Munich in search of life experience and romance. While working for America House, she meets a famous symphony conductor, Tonio Fischer, and begins a relationship with him. She soon finds out there is much more to this man than his music, including a wife Reni Fisher, but there's definitely more to the story, which she soon discovers. While dealing with the experiences life has thrown in her way, she is also being courted by Morley Dwyer a doctor from back home, who is currently practicing medicine in a Munich hospital. Who will she choose?—Leo Urbina
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This may be the way it is in life and in England (where the film is set) but it doesn't sustain a narrative. There is nothing particularly startlingly true-ringing about what they do or say or are, and the burden on the acting is just too great.
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