1909. Adventurous and impulsive, Augustin Meaulnes, is a new teenage student at Sainte Agathe school where he earns the nickname the Great, because of his natural leadership qualities. When Meaulnes one day accidentally wanders into a mysterious party at a sumptuous chateau, he meets the beautiful Yvonne de Galais. It is the beginning of a passion that is to obsess not only Meaulnes but his best friend François, for the rest of their lives... First love, teenage angst, childhood friendships. An enchanting adaptation of Alain-Fournier's cult masterpiece about the end of youth, published all over the world.