A doctor attempts to uncover the identity of a patient who died after she refused her treatment.
Maxime Belloc is a great football player, the best goal-kicker of the championship. Lashing out in a moment of anger, he breaks his leg... His agent obliges him to "take a rest", which leads him to convalesce at his father's place.
Just after the Great War, in a small German town, Anna returns each day to the cemetery to the grave of her fiancé, Frantz, who died on the frontlines in France.
Fed up with the hectic, senseless world he lives in, Teddy decides to settle down alone in Siberia, in the midst of winter, in a hut by the shore of Lake Baikal.
At the end of the 19th century, Valentine, aged 20, married Jules. Towards the end of the 20th century, a young Parisian woman crosses a bridge on her way to a party thrown by her cousin.