A listless and unhappy American housewife in Sweden, Marilyn becomes unsatisfied with her life and goes off the deep end, behaving erratically around her husband and children. Accompanying her husband on a business trip, Marilyn misses her plane and meets a group of Yugoslavian migrants. They take her to Zanzi Bar, their nightclub of uninhibited love, and Marilyn has an affair with Montenegro, a younger man.