Joachim, a former Parisian television producer had left everything – his children, friends, enemies, lovers and regrets – to start a new life in America. He comes back with a team of New Burlesque strip-tease performers whom Joachim has fed fantasies of a tour of France, of Paris!

Traveling from port to port, the curvaceous showgirls invent an extravagant fantasy world of warmth and hedonism, despite the constant round of impersonal hotels with their endless elevator music and the lack of money. The show gets an enthusiastic response from men and woman alike.
But their dream of a tour culminating in a last grand show in Paris goes up in smoke when Joachim is betrayed by an old friend and loses the theatre where they were due to perform. A quick return journey to the capital violently reopens old wounds … 

A Film by:   Mathieu Amalric
France, Germany 2010    
Script:   Mathieu Amalric, Philippe Di Folco, Marcelo Novais
    Teles, Raphaelle Valbrune
Cast:   Mathieu Amalric, Miranda Colclasure, Suzanne Ramsey,
    Linda Marraccini, Julie Ann Muz, Angela De Lorenzo
Producer:   Laetita Gonzalez, Yael Fogiel, Alexander Ris, Petra 
Company:   Les Films du Poisson, Neue Mediopolis Filmproduktion
Co-Producer:   Arte France, WDR/ARTE, Le Pacte
Supported by:   Centre National de la Cinematographie, Ministre de la 
    Culture, Filmförderungsanstalt, Canal +, Cinecinema
World Sales:   Le Pacte
German Distributor:   farbfilm-verleih