After a six-year affair, Cheri announces to Lea he is about to enter into an arranged marriage.
Lea has to face the harsh reality of her young lover Cheri's marriage to another woman.
Cheri returns from honeymoon dissatisfied, yearning to know where Lea has fled.
Lea has returned to Paris, lonely and yearning for her young lover Cheri.
Mme Peloux, Cheri's mother, brings news of him.
Cheri has returned to Lea, but can their love affair survive?