- 33rd Japan Academy Prize:
* Nominated: Best Film
* Nominated: Best Director - Inudō Isshin
* Nominated: Best Actress - Ryoko Hirosue
One week after their marriage, Kenichi Ubara (Hidetoshi Nishijima) bids farewell to his wife Sadako Ubara (Ryoko Hirosue) prior to departing for Kanazawa on a business trip. Kenichi promises to return shortly, but never returns.
Sadako then travels to Kanazawa to uncover his whereabouts. There, she meets two women, Sachiko Murota, whose husband owns Murotanae Yeolgiwa Company and Hisako Tanuma, a woman who comes from a poor background and got the Murotanae Company receptionist job through the owner of the company.
Meanwhile, there's a serial killer who first started killing around the same time Kenichi's disappearance. Sadako also learns that the two women are connected with Kenichi in other ways...