Lola: In Nantes, a bored young man named Roland is letting life pass him by when he has a chance meeting with a woman he knew in his teens: shes Lola, now a cabaret dancer. Shes also the devoted single mother of a young son, and she harbors the hope that his father, who deserted her during pregnancy, will return. Roland realizes hes in love with Lola, and this gives sudden purpose to his life. But how does she feel? Woven into the story are an American sailor who likes Lola and is kind to her son; a girl on the eve of her 14th birthday, when all things seem romantic; the girls mother, a lonely widow; and, an aging woman who misses her son. And whos the rich guy in the Cadillac?