In the late 1950s in Châteauroux, France, Rachel, a modest office worker, meets Philippe, a brilliant young man born to a bourgeois family. This brief but passionate connection results in the birth of a daughter, Chantal. Philippe refuses to marry outside of his social class and Rachel has to raise their daughter alone. Regardless, Chantal is a great source of happiness for Rachel. She wishes for Philippe to legally acknowledge his daughter, which would give her his last name. A battle of more than ten years ensues, which will eventually break up all of their lives.
Hugo Van Herpe
Did You Know?
The role of Chantal is played at different ages by 4 actresses. Estelle Lescure, who plays teenage Chantal, is the daughter of Catherine Corsini's friends whom she had lost sight of for several years. See more