Marguerite has been living a comfortable but dull existence in a Parisian suburb with her straitlaced husband. When he dies, she realises that life has passed her by.
Marcel has been in a loving relationship with Nora for almost sixty years. Now that he has lost her, he has lost his way.
Marguerite and Marcel come from two very different worlds - one rich, one poor. But when they both - somewhat reluctantly - attend a mountain retreat called 'Secrets of Youth' their paths cross, and a connection forms...But will they manage to overcome the disapproval of theirfriends and families, as well as their own misgivings?