A young filmmaker in 1960s Paris juggles directing a cheesy sci-fi debacle, directing his own personal art film, coping with his crumbling relationship with his girlfriend, and a new-found infatuation with the sci-fi film’s starlet.
As Paul, a young American working the filmmaking fringes in Paris in 1969, Jeremy Davies is desperate to make revolutionary cinema. He sets up a camera in the apartment he shares with his French girlfriend, Marlene (Elodie Bouchez), and records the details of his life, even on the toilet. „What if it’s boring?” asks Marlene. „Did you ever think it might not be interesting for others to watch?”