On one day all of a sudden, the adopted Indian daughter of a divorced Hungarian couple starts to eat birds alive. The mother, Anna, breaks in on her husband, Tom, who is living the bohemian life of an artist. She wants Tom to take their daughter to live with hime, and he invites him over for a visit to make her point. After a heated argument, Tom starts to understand Anna's desperation: if she has to spend one more day with the child, she is going to kill herself and the little girl. Seeing his ex-wife's determination, Tom decides to take the girl in. The message of the film is to acknowledge deviance.