La Boheme is the story of a group of poor but happy-go-lucky Bohemians living in 19th century Paris. The poet Rodolfo's life is changed forever when he meets his love, Mimi. However, Mimi is deathly ill with a mysterious disease. Meanwhile, the painter Marcello is still in love with his beautiful ex girlfriend, Musetta. The couples both have difficult relationships. But in the end, after Mimi shows up near death, they Bohemians sell all their meager possessions in order to buy her medicine. Tragically, Mimi still dies.