TThis film was made by Walter Ungerer at the time of the Viet Nam War without any funding. It was Ungerer’s statement about young Americans drafted into an unpopular war.
The dilemma of a fiction character, a 21 year old American male has been drafted into the army. It is the time of the Viet Nam War. The film interviews Americans from all walks of life about the war. Then it interviews no Americans with the same question: What would you do if you were drafted into the army.. Ultimately the non Americans each decide what they would do if they were that character. The last scene of the film interviews the parents of the fictional character. His name is Arthur. The film ends with no clear answer.