In the short-lived Commune of Paris, a conscripted soldier falls in love with a Communard saleswoman. As the army cracks down on the revolutionaries, the soldier is forced to fight against the Commune, and the pair's love is put to the test.
Louise Poirier, the shop-assistant
The main shop-assistant
Commune's Central Committee member
Lutro, the journalist
Therese, a seamstress
National Guard's soldier