How does one become the most popular and funniest cartoonist of his time? An insight into the archives of Philippe Becquelin aka Mix & Remix. A film about an extraordinary destiny told by his friend, the writer and cartoonist Frédéric Pajak.
Young Gabriel takes care of his young son alone, since his mother has disappeared into the drug fog. But this summer he meets Corey, the mysterious girlfriend of his best friend Joel. Together with her, he plunges into the nightlife of the city, which is in a state of emergency due to escaped zoo animals and other turmoil. Gabriel experiences his own ecstatic, delirious state of emergency.
The career of screenwriter Dalton Trumbo is halted by a witch hunt in the late 1940s when he defies the anti-communist HUAC committee and is blacklisted.