Geneviève Emery, whose mother runs an umbrella store, is in love with Guy Foucher.
Mrs. Emery does not approve of her daughter’s romance with the young mechanic. Guy is drafted into
the army, and Geneviève gives herself to him the night before he departs for the Algerian War.
Now she’s pregnant, and Guy does not write often.
At her mother’s insistence, Geneviève agrees to marry Roland Cassard, a wealthy jeweler.
Several years later, one Christmas night, the snow is falling and...