The beautiful Parisian courtesan Marguerite Gauthier (Cristiana Réali), who is called a "Lady of The Camellia" because of the preference for these flowers, has many devotees among Parisian aristocrats. He really loves one - young Armand Duval (Michaël Cohen). Under the influence of the beloved father's pleas, and despite himself, he declares to Armand that he no longer loves him. She is suffering from tuberculosis, but if possible, she is in company, and renews contacts with rich devotees. Armand tries to forget about her. One evening, at a party, their paths cross again.