In the late 1960s, after graduating in Mathematics, the German Stefan Brückner hitchhikes from Lübeck to Paris to see the world without any money. He befriends Charlie in an arcade and they go to a party. When Stefan meets gorgeous American Estelle Miller at the party, Charlie advises him to stay away from her. However, the straight Stefan falls in love with Estelle and, after breaking in to a house with Charlie to rob it, he follows her to Ibiza. Stefan seeks the hotel of his fellow citizen Dr. Ernesto Wolf where Estelle is lodged and asks her to leave the place and stay with him in an isolated seaside house. Before leaving the hotel, Estelle steals some money and a pack from Wolf. Soon, Stefan learns that Estelle had stolen 200 doses of heroin and he decides to try one fix with her, in the beginning of his trip to hell.
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Their love grew, possessed, renewed itself and became an obsession
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Did You Know?
The soundtrack was composed by Pink Floyd
. The band was given £600 and complete ownership to all of the material for their work, and some of the songs on the album were still in their live set list by 1971. The band also scored the music for another Barbet Schroeder
film, The Valley (Obscured by Clouds)
(1972). See more
David Gilmour's last name is misspelled "Gilmore" in the opening credits. See more
[Naked in bed together
I adore you.
Come help me, Mademoiselle.
No, I'm tired.
The 2003 UK BFI DVD is cut by 1 min 23 secs and removes much of the scene where Stefan prepares the heroin for injection. See more
Featured in Electric Slide
Written by Roger Waters
Performed by Pink Floyd See more