The young doctor, Adam Rawicz, takes a job in a small town east of Polish. Contact with complex human destiny. Ties with Teresa, his wife seriously ill headmaster. It must also rule on the cause of death of the child. ...展开There is a suspicion that they killed his mother, was in fact an illegitimate child. All advise the physician gloss over case. But he decides to autopsy, which shows that a child could strangle itself.