Single factory worker Kata, 43, wants to have a child with her long-time secret lover, a married man called Joska. He doesn't like the idea. Kata befriends teenage schoolgirl Anna, abandoned by her parents at the age of six. Anna runs away from the local children's home and moves in with Kata so that she can keep on seeing her boyfriend Sanyi. Kata goes to see Anna's parents and persuades them to give the young lovers their permission to marry. Through Anna, Kata becomes interested in neglected children and decides to adopt a baby from the children's home.
|directed by:||Márta Mészáros|
|screenplay:||Ferenc Grunwalsky, Gyula Hernádi, Márta Mészáros|
|cast:||Katalin Berek, Gyöngyvér Vigh, Péter Fried|
|cinematography by:||Lajos Koltai, Márta Mészáros|
|film editing:||Éva Kármentõ|
|art director:||Tamás Banovich|
|costumes designer:||Zsuzsa Vicze|