While a film is being shot, a director is confronted with the struggle of a young worker who was dismissed by her boss because of her trade union activities. He decides to abandon his film project. "In this interweaving of situations and passions, this montage of ideas, faces, and paintings, Godard, not without humor, questions the efficiency of political discourse and investigates ways to film a body (sculpturally, à la Ingres, or vulnerably, so as to make the exceptional familiar). Above all, he recaptures a theme that is dear to him, and that he already sketched in Sauve qui peut (la vie): the correlation between love and work... " (Jean-Luc Douin)
Screenplay by Jean-Luc Godard, Romain Goupil, Jean-Claude Carrière & Anne-Marie Miéville.