Michael is depressed. The only girl he has ever loved has got away and he is becoming a recluse. When his brother truns up out of the blue with his new wife, Michael is smittten by her, saying she is the most beautiful woman he has ever seen. His brother begs him to look after her for a few days while he is away on 'legitimate' business deal. Michael is unable to believe his luck, and he soon falls in love with the one woman he cannot have.