Prix de la critique et Coupe Volpi de la meilleure interprétation féminine attribuée à Delphine Seyrig - Mostra de Venise 1963
A chamber drama about a widow and her son who live in an antique shop in Boulogne. The widow invites a man whom she loved twenty-two years earlier to visit. Her son is haunted by Muriel, a young woman whose death he may have caused while serving as a soldier in Algeria. As in Resnais' earlier films, memory is deflected, fragmented, enshrined, and imagined.