In Paris, an American boy, Douglas, is playing on the banks of the Seine when his grandmother Marguerite calls him to dinner at the hotel where he lives with her for the summer. He runs past Mr. Dumas, an artist and one of their boarders, and into the hotel. He watches his grandmother use a large knife to cut open a chicken, and she wonders if his parents will let him stay longer. Outside, a man approaches the hotel using an umbrella despite the fact it's a sunny day. Douglas notices him approaching. He then returns his attention to Marguerite, who is pulling the guts out of the chicken, much to Douglas' interest...Read the full recap
Mr. Koberman: Young man, what were you doing?
Douglas: Just looking.
Mr. Koberman: Just looking.
Douglas: Yes, sir.
Mr. Koberman: And.. what do you see?
Douglas: Things. Places. All kinds of worlds. Blue ones, red ones. All different.