During the early days of WW2, a bomber crash-landed on a villa in France rented by an Englishman and his family. The man had been away and the wife out shopping. The nanny with the young son had escaped by chance. Having recently lost her own son, the woman took the little boy and raised him as her own. Now 40 years later, she tells the grown man the truth and he goes in search of his birth parents. He will learn that some truths are best kept hidden.