The painful break-up of a couple provides the focus of this intense French drama. Anne and Pierre live in Paris with their 15-month-old son. While Anne goes off to work each day, Pierre works at home illustrating a children's book. Their best friends Victor and Claire are also together, but they do not live together. When Anne suddenly announces that she loves another whom she will openly date. Pierre begins to suffer a quiet breakdown. In the end, he loses both Anne and his beloved son.