Patricia and Michel discuss their feelings for each other in light of Patricia's betrayal of Michel to the police.
Patricia attends a press conference at Orly with the writer Parvulesco (played by filmmaker Jean-Pierre Melville), where journalists ask about his thoughts on love, eroticism, and differences between the sexes, and his greatest aspiration in life.
After Patricia discovers Michel sleeping in her apartment, the two talk.
Michel recounts a story to Patricia about a bus conductor who wooed and won a girl with stolen money, and then drives her to the appointment with her editor.
Michel Sees a Poster for the film The Harder They Fall (Mark Robson, 1956) at a Paris cinema and stops to admire publicity shots of the film's star, Humphrey Bogart.
Michel steals a car with the help of a female accomplice and then shoots a police officer to evade arrest.
After Patricia reveals Michel's whereabouts to the police, Michel rejects his friend Berrutti's offer to help him escape and is shot.