What spirit is so empty and blind, that it cannot recognize the fact that the foot is more noble than the shoe, and skin more beautiful that the garment with which it is clothed?
After a novel by Yu. Nagibin. A young 12-year-old girl is befriended by a boy who becomes her confidant in this sentimental children's story from Lithuania. When she is harassed by bullies, she is disappointed because her young friend did not come to her rescue.