Ligaya (Rosanna Roces), a lovely veteran prostitute who works for Lolay (Chanda Romero). Fed up Ligya wants a way out so she earns money believing she could start anew with lots of it. Until she meets Polding (John Arcilla), a young and honest farmer who visits the brothel house where she works; Polding offers her the respectable way of life. Ligaya clings to the hope that Polding’s love for her will be her ticket to a decent life. She moves in Polding’s house and together they live as a happy couple. But her past does not seem to be ready to let her go. Polding’s mother starts insulting her because of her former life, and she gets raped by Polding’s stepfather. Once again, she is subjected to humiliations brought by her lover’s family. Her past clients are also making her life miserable by their frequent taunting. Worst is when Polding also starts to make her feel dirty.