Julie is a young woman from Rose Hill (Mauritius) who arrives in rural Switzerland to marry her older pen-friend Marcel. She feels unhappy until she meets Jean, a younger man. However, his father disagrees.
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Alain Tanner is not a romantic. The more I see his movies, the more I wonder how I still can live in Switzerland. I should have committed suicide years ago if I had Tanner's eyes for decrypting the secrets of our Swiss valleys. Fortunately for me, it's only cinema. Or not? Recommended.