Director: Robert Wise.
The film is set in Salzburg, Austria, on the eve of World War II. A young girl named Maria, left an orphan, finds shelter in a convent and prepares to become a nun. However, due to her love of life, she succeeds with difficulty, and the abbess of the monastery understands that such a path is not for her young novice.
Mary is offered a place as a governess in a family consisting of an army officer, a patriot of his homeland, whose wife, the mother of his seven children, has recently died ...