An amoral French girl and her playboy father discover the dark side of passion in this sizzling 1958 adaptation of Francoise Sagan's notorious bestseller.
Jean Seberg is Cecile, the spoiled 17-year-old daughter of Raymond (David Nevin), a wealthy Parisian widower vacationing in a sumptuous villas on the French Rivera.
Their shallow, pleasure-seeking existence is threatened when Raymond decides to marry Cecil's straitlaced godmother, Anne.(Deborah Kerr), who disapproves of the teenager's steamy summer affair with Philippe (Geoffrey Horne). To keep her carefree world from being shattered, Cecile plots to drive Anne away. But it's a Goodbye Happiness' and 'Bonjour Tristesse' (Hello Sadness) when the plan takes an unexpected and tragic turn.