War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige that the warrior does today.
John F. Kennedy
Character Oscar-nominee James Garner stars as a pacifistic American naval officer who discovers that he has been selected to become the first casualty of the Normandy invasion as part of a military PR scheme. As he deals with this, he tries to win the heart of a British widower, played by Oscar-winner Julie Andrews Nominated for two Academy Awards, Directed by Oscar-winner Arthur Hiller ("Love Story,"). Written by Academy Award-winner Paddy Chayefsky ("Network,"). Selected by the prestigious American Film Institute as one of the 400 best American films of all time.