Adapted from French author and film director Marguerite Duras’s 1985 novel based on diary entries of her experience of living in Nazi occupation France. Young Marguerite Duras is a talented writer and an active Resistance member with her husband Robert Antelme. When he is deported by the Gestapo, she dives into a desperate struggle to get him back. Taking terrible risks to save her husband she develops a chilling relationship with the police inspector, playing a cat-and-mouse of unpredictable meetings all over Paris. Does the inspector really want to help her? Or is he trying to dig up information about the anti-Nazi underground?