|Curiosa: Paris; Pierre is a Parisian dandy and poet on the verge of fame. He and his poet friend Henri are both madly in love with Marie, the cheeky daughter of their mentor,
Franco-Cuban poet José-Maria de Heredia. Although she loves Pierre, obeying her father she marries Henri to pay off her father's debt and in search of a better social position.
Thereupon Pierre decides to flee to Algeria and there meets Zohar, with whom he shares a passion for sexy photography.