Inclement weather forces a group of wealthy passengers, including a duchess, a movie mogul, and an Australian entrepreneur, to spend the night in the V.I.P. lounge of the London airport. As they get acquainted, they confront their various problems. Oscar-winner Elizabeth Taylor (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?) stars in this insightful drama as an American wife about to leave her husband, Richard Burton (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?), for her lover, Louis Jordan (Gigi). Also starring Oscar-winner Maggie Smith (A Room with a View, The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie), Oscar-winner Orson Welles (Citizen Kane, Touch of Evil), and Rod Taylor (The Birds, The Time Machine). Margaret Rutherford received an Oscar for her supporting role as the troubled Duchess of Brighton.