A moving tale of love and loss - 1938. Meg Stephens, a young art student, travels to Saint Tropez in pursuit of adventure. Captivated by Provence, she embarks on a painting holiday and as war approaches, she falls deeply in lovewith Werner, an exiled Austrian intellectual . . . Many years after Megs death, her daughter discovers a long-lost painting which had belonged to her mother, and which tells the story of this secret wartime love affair.