A woman finds herself the at the centre of a tug of love, in this blackly comic drama from director Claude Chabrol. Breezily flirtatious weathergirl Gabrielle Deneige (Ludivine Sagnier) falls for the advances of distinguished writer Charles Saint-Denis (Francois Berleand). Soon after, she meets Paul Gaudens (Benoit Magimel), the spoiled heir to a wealthy industrial family, who is immediately smitten by her. As the two men jostle for her attention, each pulling her in a different direction, Gabrielle becomes a pawn to each man's overriding ego. But having finally decided on which one to choose, Gabrielle soon finds her problems are only just beginning.