|Directed by||Jacques Becker|
|Written by||Jacques Becker|
|Produced by||André Halley des Fontaines|
|Starring|| Raymond Rouleau |
|Edited by||Marguerite Renoir|
|Music by||Jean-Jacques Grünenwald|
L'Essor Cinématographique Françias
|20 June 1945|
|Box office||2,108,663 admissions (France) |
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Micheline (Micheline Presle), a young woman from the provinces, arrives in Paris to prepare for her marriage to a silk manufacturer from Lyon, Daniel Rousseau (Jean Chevrier). But she falls in love with the best friend of her husband-to-be, the fashion designer Philippe Clarence (Raymond Rouleau). He is an impenitent Don Juan who seduces her when he feels the need for some creative inspiration and then drops her just as quickly when he comes to devote himself to a new collection. Micheline no longer feels she can go ahead and get married. A few weeks later Clarence tries to reconquer her but it is too late. She refuses. Clarence goes mad and throws himself from a window.
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