France is a foreign country - they do things differently there . . .
Meet Paul Blick, a man not quite at home with his times. From his childhood in 1950s Toulouse via adolescent fumblings and on to adulthood, Paul charts and unsteady course through life.
Over four decades of sexual adventure and infidelity, of working as a photographer and bringing up a family, while the political landscape rearranges itself beneath his feet, he tries to make sense of a life that while not conventional is always very French . . .