The romance of two Russian exiles in the Stockholm of the 1880s: Sonya (Gunilla Nyroos) is a professor of mathematics whose protofeminist stance hides a lack of faith in her physical attractiveness; Maxim (Thommy Berggren) is a revolutionary who respects his lover’s freedom too much to ask her to marry him. With Bibi Andersson; Lennart Hjulstrom directed this Swedish production.