|Jean-Louis Barrault||Baptiste Debureau|
|Pierre Brasseur||Frédérick Lemaître|
|Gaston Modot||Fil de Soie|
|Marcel Pérès||Le directeur des Funambules|
In this expansive drama, the lovely and enigmatic Parisian actress Garance draws the attention of various men in her orbit, including the thoughtful mime Baptiste and the ambitious actor Frédérick . Though Garance and Baptiste have an undeniable connection, their fortunes shift considerably, pushing them apart as well as bringing them back together, even as they pursue other relationships and lead separate lives.