The film is a faithful film version of Charles Irzykowski novel. The director used only selected themes from the book. Beginning of the twentieth century. Strumieński Peter lives with his wife Ola in a small manor hous...展开e. Still haunted by thoughts of the deceased wife Angelika. Ola has enough of his obsession, an affair with his cousin. Peter is the son of Ola - Paulie, whom Peter tells of his memoirs. Director Marek Nowicki received the award for this film directorial debut in 1984 in Koszalin (KSF "Młodzi i Film").