What can you do if you are thirty and, suddenly, turning the corner of your own
street, you feel perfectly happy, as if you had swallowed a piece of the late autumn sun?
Berthas feelings show her love of the moment and her satisfaction with her
home, her family and her interesting circle of friends. Yet pain is not far away.
Before the day is over, Bertha's safe, happy world has been destroyed and she faces
an uglier, crueller reality.