Julie Delaunay (Leïla Bekhti) runs a photo studio.
Emancipated, she earns a good living, but suffers atrociously: her husband has not returned from the front.
Neither alive nor dead.
Against the advice of those close to her, she is convinced that he is still alive.
A case except isolated: were not 300,000 French soldiers declared missing between 1914 and 1918?
When the photo of an amnesic ex-hairy man found on a station platform appears in a newspaper, joy and relief overwhelm her: it's her man!
But she's the only one who knows for sure.
Neither his brother-in-law, nor the doctors, nor the interested party himself share his certainty.
Especially when another woman arrives, Rose-Marie (Louise Bourgoin), a sensual cabaret singer by trade, advancing equally decisive arguments: this man, no doubt possible, is her companion at work, at night and in life.
The match of lovers can begin - disturbing, indecisive, fascinating, cruel.
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