Titre original : Mangan
Ukawa Taeko (Ichikawa Mikako) withdraws her court appeal on a murder case even though the lawyer Fujii had insisted on an appeal. Taeko is the kind and beautiful proprietress of a boarding house that took care of Fujii during his student days. Back then, Fujii struggled student to put himself through school. He could become a lawyer because he had Taeko’s support. However, the family struggled financially because of her husband Shigeharu’s (Terajima Susumu) debt. One day, Taeko killed the moneylender when he forced them to make repayment. Why did she do it?