Velvet Underground star Nico stars in this film as Ariane, a young ballet dancer living in Paris with dreams of stardom. In order to pay the rent, she takes a job in an upmarket strip club. At first, unable to go all the way, she runs off the stage in tears. But soon she devises a unique act that captivates audiences and elevates her to star status in the competitive world of the 1960's Paris strip tease scene. Features music by Serge Gainsbourg, this is the only mainstream movie in which Nico has a starring role.