Defendant Maurice Chevalier
Condemned to death for Collaboration with the Nazis, popular French singer and entertainer Maurice Chevalier tells his side of the story
France, 1945. Condemned to death for collaboration with the Nazis, popular French singer and entertainer Maurice Chevalier tells his accusers his side of the story. Beginning with his departure from Hollywood to sticking to the French stage until the end of World War II, he recalls ten years of his life, during which he must try to protect his Jewish wife Nita from the Nazis. As he keeps performing and is considered the worldwide symbol of France, Chevalier is torn between the propaganda wars of the Nazis, the Collaborators, the Resistance and even the BBC. But is he really a traitor?