Siv is married to antique dealer Hanz who holds her as a decorative object, photographs her naked and sells the pictures under the counter. He has a dominant mother who lives in their building as a neighbor. She must also be available sexually when he invites the highly-cultivated director Richard home. and they have sex in front of her husband. When she learns that he was a former SS officer and also forced his first wife Ulla into prostitution. Because he doesn’t pay his debts, she starts to work at the hospital where she worked before her marriage. And she starts a relationship with her ex-lover Dr. Leo.