In the beginning of the industrial revolution, the Paris Commune was established against the rich and the powerful. How could the love story unfold between a young sales girl and a soldier unable to decide if he was for or against the radicals?
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A film that takes literary stylistic devices & visually translates them: antanaclasis (clusters of key images rhythmically replayed in different, contrary ways; New Babylon is a general store, a place of corruption with everything on sale, the post-uprisal failure), polyptoton (variations on the ‘master’ theme), epistrophe ("That’s what the Commune promised!"), anaphora (cyclical calls to end shifting enemies'lives),