Young mother Hermila (Hermila Guedes) travels to S°o Paulo to stay with relatives with her baby son in tow. Hermila waits─some believe in vain─for the father of her child to come for her after his promise to get married. She soon abandons hope for his arrival and, taking advantage of her physical beauty, decides to auction off a night of lovemaking in order to bring in the money she needs. Maria Menezes, Zezita Matos co-star. 90 min. Soundtrack: Portuguese; Subtitles: English. In Portuguese with English subtitles.