When she was a child, Anna Holm, burned her face. This destroyed her looks, and she has become a mean and bitter woman. She and her ‘friends’ are black-mailers. One of the victims pay her by letting a plastic surgeon, doctor Wegert, make her beautiful again.
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Bergman is of an unsurpassed beauty in this film, properly lit up and photographed, being these production values what best this film has to offer: the shadows and light areas draw up a much better drama than the one the script writing has to give. The scene where the bandages are removed after the surgical operation face is of an exemplary découpage, as well the snow chase sequence. And that's it.