Director: Jean-Claude Brisseau
Studio: La Sept Cinema, La Sorciere Rouge, Les Films du Losange
Starring: Vanessa Paradis, Bruno Cremer, Ludmila Mikael, Francois Negret, Jean Daste, Veronique Silver, Philippe Tuin, Pierre Gabaston, Arnaud Goujon, Agnes Lemercier, Benoit Muracciole
Description: A teacher of philosophy encounters a complicated pupil; a seventeen year old girl who possesses quite a cynical view of the world. He attempts to help her focus on her studies, but soon becomes fascinated by her. They fall passionately in love. When the teacher is forced to choose between her and his Wife, complications ensue when the Girl refuses to accept his decision.
The plot centres around moody 17 year old Mathilde (Paradis) who has no parents. Her philosophy teacher Francois (Cremer), happens to stumble across her path and is eager to help her learn more. He starts to come over to her house everyday going over her homework, and teaching her the art of the study. Eventually, Mathilde starts placing little hints that she finds the 47 year old Francois attractive. He tries to resist her, but he finds himself falling for her as well. They soon blossom into a passionate love, but they must keep their affair a secret from his wife (Mikael) and the school.