Suzanne is 16 years old. She is bored by people her age. Every day while walking to school, she passes in front of a theatre. There she finds an older man (Arnaud Valois who made his Cannes debut in 120 battements par minute (120 Beats per Minute)) with whom she becomes obsessed. Owing to their age difference, they believe that if they are together they won't be bored and the two fall in love. But Suzanne feels like she might end up missing out on her life, the life of a sixteen year old that she found so difficult to live, unlike her peers.
With beautiful directorial ideas, Suzanne Lindon turns to dance and theatre to invite sensuality into this platonic love story that brews with as much desire as it does fear while still remaining modest: