Two young women at the end of a long bitter war. Two soldiers left Canada to liberate Europe. The summer of'45 brings them all together, a few hours, a few days, will determine their future lives.
Anna from Zeeland is in love with the Canadian soldier Jim and he with her. But the maelstrom of events give their love little chance.
Maria from Breda experiences the liberation as a strange intoxication. A brief moment of naive love turns her life upside down. Maria gives birth under miserable circumstances in a home for unmarried mothers. She forced to give up the child for adoption.