At a friend's wedding Helen meets Popaul, an ex-soldier with combat honors from Algeria and Indo-China, who has returned to his hometown and the family trade of butchery. The two are attracted to each other, but Helene is reluctant to get involved, as a previous lover has hurt her. A body of a murdered girl is found, shortly after Popaul arrives in town. When Helene discovers a second victim and a vital piece of evidence that links Popaul to the murders, she reluctantly suspects her new found friend. Actor/Actors: Anton io Passalia, Jean Yanne, Mario Beccaria, Stehane Audran.