Inge Lomark teaches biology at school, her husband raises ostriches, their daughter has been living in the United States for ten years now and does not intend to bear children. The number of residents in the town ecreases,fewer children are born. The school will be closed. People refuse to obey the natural life cycle, which Lomark so passionately explains in her classes. She fights for the preservation of natural laws, turning her neck to forbidden fruit, but finally loses her faith in “god” Darwin. Can adaptation be everything in life?