After the death of her abusive father, lonely librarian Martha is caught in a strange, sadomasochistic relationship with a monstrous husband whom she begins to suspect may be trying to murder her.
- Genre: Thriller, Drama, TV Movie
- Studio: Pro-ject Filmproduktion, WDR
- Keyword: husband wife relationship, sexism, marriage, sadomasochism, wheelchair user , neglect of one's spouse, spanish steps
- Cast: Margit Carstensen, Karlheinz Böhm, Barbara Valentin, Peter Chatel, Gisela Fackeldey, Adrian Hoven