Bridges Across the Seine at Asnieres is the story of the passionate connection between Madame Marion Arnaud and her brother Marcel Jarvel. As children growing up in an austere household in Brittany, they escaped their hardship by sneaking away together to enjoy the fields and woods surrounding their home village as well as the local circus. Their passion for one ather led their parents to try to keep them apart, even to the point of arranging a marriage for their daughter with a distant, well-off cousin in Paris. The siblings, however, could t be separated for long, despite repeated threats from their parents and Madame Arnaud's husband. When Madame learns that her brother really needs her, she fashions an unusual plot to convince her mean-spirited husband to allow her to care for him. A touching story of love between a brother and sister that survived many difficulties. Inspired by the painting of the same name by Vincent Van Gogh.