Emilia, a housewife frustrated by the mediocrity of his life, by the failures of her husband and an exhausting and badly kept motherhood, feels that her patience is about to overflow. To top it off in one day her lover leaves her and his credit card is cancelled. In her apartment, empty and desolate, she finally decides to take a long time meditated decision: suicide. Curiously, her death causes the approach between the cuckolded husband and the elusive lover. Adaptation of "Madame Bovary" by Gustave Flaubert.