- Director: Yasuzo Masumura
- Writer: Kaneto Shindô; Junichirô Tanizaki
- Producer: Yonejiro Saito
Sonoko, a bored housewife entering middle age, met a young girl, Mitsuko, at a private school of art. Sonoko paints a portrait of her, and when she invite Mitsuko at her house, the two end up locked in a passionate embrace. Unable to think rationally about what she wants, Sonoko becomes steadily more obsessed with her new lover.