Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One of their main interests is to get laid with women of various ages, physical appearances and nationalities. Among them, a neighbor in need, a fourteen-year-old half-witted girl, an American newspaper vendor who tends to smash up everything before making love, a Swedish woman who mourns her late husband..., all being merely sex toys they play with Written by
Did You Know?
This was filmed simultaneously with another Henry Miller
adaptation, Tropic of Cancer
(1970). Both were filmed (at least partly) in Paris and Miller himself would drop by the sets of both films. At times, filming locations were only a quick walk away. See more
There are no worms to devour her conscience, no cares which she can't throw off floating with the tide, nothing more. She will produce no children, contribute nothing to the welfare of the community, leave no mark upon the world in going. But wherever she goes, she'll make life easier, more attractive, more fragrant. And that is no little thing. To fall in love with happiness. To become as useless as possible. To develop a conscience as tough as a crocodile's skin. And when old and no longer ...