This short film explores the lunacy of war. 1914, The Great War. The war to end all wars! On Christmas day, soldiers across northern France leave their cold, wet trenches and meet with their enemy as equals. While the men engage in a game of football, two soldiers, a German soldier and a British Tommy sit to one side and play a game of chess. Through conversation they find common ground and even a friendly ear with which to confide horrific truths.