A film about the Napoleon Bonaparte’s youth and early military career.
The poet Jean is in love with François’s wife. The tension between the two men will be replaced by friendship when they go to the same front to fight. War will test their company.
Mary, Queen of Scots is brought to the execution block and made to kneel down with her neck over it. The executioner lifts his axe ready to bring it down.
The film portrays the events on the day King Henri III of France arranged for Duke Henri de Guise to be murdered.