After his success with Summer Hours and Carlos, Olivier Assayas turns his attention to Paris in 1971. After the May ’68 protests, revolution is still in the air. Gilles and his friends are part of a radical group intent on causing havoc. However, issues of personal responsibility and the role of idealism cause them to question their actions and future plans. The film features another excellent performance by Lola Créton (Goodbye First Love).