Plot & Details
This depressing story find a young woman being followed by a man after a party. Chasing her through the streets to meet her, he discovers the scars on her wrists from a suicide attempt. Her mood is despondent and he tries to cheer her up. The two take comfort in each others company and the girl seems to be responding favorably. The man is a successful architect with a sports car who is separated from his wife and seeing a mistress on the side. She recoils seeing a pigeon clawing the face of a child. The walls of her room are covered with pictures of famous suicide victims. He urges her to jump off a roof in an amateur attempt at aversion therapy. The two return to his apartment where he hooks up a tube to the gas line and turns it one, She awakens, gasps for breath and exits, while he wraps a plastic bag around his face. Jean Louis Trintignant and Heidee Polyoff star as the death obsessed, dysfunctional couple.