In the village of Nominingue in the Laurentides region of Quebec: various shots of youngsters sitting on a long bench along a wall of a dance hall, chatting. Closer shots of faces. Shots of sporadic dancing. MLS of three guitarists playing at dance. Shot of guitarist playing, lit by spotlight. Silhouette and dark shots of dancers dancing. Interior shots of restaurant, four young persons sitting at table, talking. ZOOM OUT from sad-faced girl in a class of an all girl school. Front shot of girls in class. CUs faces. CUs of mechanical puppets depicting old man rocking in rocking chair, smoking pipe, of old man pouring drink and drinking over and over again.