Picking up moments after the end of Marius, this film follows Fanny as she realizes that she is pregnant. Honoré Panisse continues courting her and embraces the baby’s impending arrival as a gift, so long as the paternity remains a secret.
Fanny’s son, Césariot, is grown and goes seeking his own identity and his real father. Fanny seeks out Marius as well, and with the help of César (Marius’s father and Césariot’s grandfather) resolves the star-crossed destinies.
Private Billy Lynn becomes a hero after a harrowing Iraq battle. During a victory tour that culminates at the halftime show of the Dallas Cowboy game on Thanksgiving, flashbacks reveal what really happened.