Yuriko works at home all day as a tape transcriber, while her husband, Takashi, works as a school teacher. Yuriko's behavior grows stranger and more distant and she starts spending all day 'patrolling' the neighborhood. Takashi follows her one afternoon and begins to suspect that she may be suffering from schizophrenia.
When the end came for World War II, many Jews were spread around the free world and desired to return to Palestine. Lisa Held has been promised to be returned to her native land. Inspector Peter Jongman of the Dutch secret police compassionately makes the arrangements for her to be smuggled into her home land.