A emotionally disturbed young woman, Claire is the heir to a great fortune. She is kept prisoner in a château by her aunt who wants her money. The game keeper, her guardian, tries to rape her but she manages to escape. In her flight she meets Louis who is also running away from two killers. He becomes her lover. In a world of grotesque characters, bizarre incidents, brutal murders and incessant driving rain, this dark and erotic thriller is compelling thanks to the incredible performance of Charlotte Rampling. Will Claire be able to make sense of her own identity?