PLOTSet in Cheg, France and in a social context deteriorated by a countrywide economic crisis, the life of several people are turned upside down after they meet Cecile, a character who symbolizes desire. Cecile is a 20-year-old woman whose father recently died and she sets about to bury her grief by having sexual relations with various lovers of people that she knows and does not know.
Chance is Cecile’s boyfriend and a petty criminal who loves her, but he cannot satisfy her constant carnal desires. Matt is an auto mechanic friend of Chance whose girlfriend Alice refuses to have sex with him. Cecile also gives advice to her friends about how and how not to pleasure men and women. Unable to find inner peace through various sexual encounters with Chance, Matt and even Alice, Cecile finally discovers another path to healing.