Hermila (Hermila Guedes) moves to her home town from Sao Paulo with her baby. The plan was for her husband to follow her. But after a month of waiting she realizes that she has been abandoned and starts to look for ways to make a living. She strangely decides to raffle her body much to chagrin of her family. As the film winds down, you are left scratching your head in puzzlement and annoyance at its empty intellectual posturing.