|François Truffaut||Director Ferrand|
|Bernard Menez||Bernard the Prop Man|
A film director tries to get his movie made while observing the real-life dramas in his actors' lives. Fading icon Severine forgets her lines when she drinks, while her co-star, Alexandre, is fixated on his lover's imminent arrival. Meanwhile, insecure young star Alphonse has emotional outbursts, yet seems well-balanced compared to Julie, a British actress recuperating from a nervous breakdown.