Julia is a loving wife who tirelessly looks after her husband Victor.However, he takes it all for granted, absorbed in reading a newspaper. Naturally, Julia is unable to resist the attentions of a little man who mysteriously appears in a tree. Delicacies she intended for Victor disappear into the stranger’sstomach. Victor is abandoned, and the strange little man takes his place at the dinner table. The film’s finale holds the promise of the family bliss restored, as Julia and Victor rush to each other with open arms—only to return to their habitual roles right after their reunion.