Starring Romy Schneider, Marie-France Pisier, Claude Brasseur, Jean-Claude Brialy, Jean Carmet, Jean-Louis Trintignant, Jacques Fabbri, Daniel Mesguich, Noëlle Chatelet, Daniel Auteuil, Thierry Lhermitte
In 1908, Emma Eckhert is a humble but ambitious Jewess. In 1923, she achieves her first successes on the stock exchange. By 1929, she is living in luxury and is a frequent guest at society functions. Emma makes no secret of her homosexuality, offending middle-class morality. She has become a rich and powerful banker.