You can never underestimate the dreariness of living in a suburb — but is it possible to find charm and enchantment in a world of monotonous melancholy? Not long after World War II, a pastor is appointed to a suburban housing estate populated by tired housewives. He decides to expose a local woman who purports to be a plain-clothes Nun. Sister Silvia provides a valuable ministry to the women on the estate. The cleric is determined to overthrow her... But is it really necessary to persecute this woman? What is her story? And, in any case, who is the actual charlatan?