Not so quiet, Joey and Carl's days in Clichy... The two men, living in a small apartment, are penniless writers, with not enough to eat, which does not prevent them from enjoying life. One of their main interests is to get laid with women of various ages, physical appearances and nationalities. Among them, a neighbor in need, a fourteen-year-old half-witted girl, an American newspaper vendor who tends to smash up everything before making love, a Swedish woman who mourns her late husband..., all being merely sex toys they play with
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There has only been one real problem, and that is food. All other ills have been imaginary. I use to tell Carl so when he complains about being a slave. He uses to say I'm an incurable optimist, but it is not optimism, it's the deep realisation that, even though the world is busy digging its grave there is still time to enjoy life, to be merry, carefree, to work or not to work. It has been a period when cunt was in the air.
Referenced in Quiet Days in Hollywood