First and foremost it’s a question of… No, wait, let’s start with some scenes. A night in Paris, Jeanne Moreau, or in this case «Catherine», dressed in white, takes a few measured steps, casts a fleeting glance at the Jules et Jim cameraman: and then throws herself into the Seine! But one detail is missing. Before jumping, she raises the veil over the brim of her hat. A few scenes prior, though, when «Jim» visits her in her room, he sits on the bed and sets his hat down there. The woman protests: doesn’t he know that brings bad luck?