Victorian England of the 19th century. The small village living according to the special ways and customs inherent in that time. The young girl by the name of Catherine becomes the spouse of the man who is twice more senior than her. The newly made family treats Catherine with neglect and lets the girl know that to wait for care and love in this house is not necessary to it. After a while Catherine strikes up acquaintance to the young worker of a farm of the spouse, and between them the passion flashes.