During the latter part of World War I, Private Charles Plumpick is chosen to go into the French town of Marville and disconnect a bomb that the German army has planted. However, Charles is chased by some Germans and finds himself holed up at the local insane asylum, where the inmates are convinced that he is the "King of Hearts."
Director: Philippe de Broca
Writers: Daniel Boulanger (scenario and dialogue), Maurice Bessy (idea)
Stars: Alan Bates, Geneviève Bujold, Pierre Brasseur