Young American Alison goes to Paris to study at an academy of art photography. There, she meets and falls in love with the Frenchman Alain. Alain is shot during a student demonstration and Alison returns to the USA. Her photos of the student rebellion become an enormous success and Alison becomes a famous photographer. Men now swarm around her, some drawn to her fame and others to her beauty and personality. But how can Alison tell who is sincere and who is out for themselves?