San Jerome in France's Camargue region. A young woman is snatched from the road by a predatory creep who has his way with her, an act that riles up some of the locals, one of whom blowtorches the guy to death. Four years later, American artist Jeff Farrell (Kerwin Mathews) arrives in the town on vacation. Having just split up with his girlfriend, he becomes attracted to both Eve Beynat (Nadia Gray), the owner of the inn where he's staying at, and her daughter Annette (Liliane Brousse), and both of them seem to want him too. Jeff seems to prefer Eve, causing great jealousy in Annette, but Eve is actually married, though her husband Georges is in an asylum. It was he who killed the child molester four years before and Annette was the victim. Jeff agrees to assist Eve in springing Georges from the asylum….