Sixteen year old Maria arrives in Stockholm by train. She is going to stay with her aunt. At the Railway Station the young woman stumble on a lot of people and situations. Maria is from a small town. She has plans to settle in the big city. Maria is wise, fearless and strong-willed. And not easy to impress. At the railway station she meets Peter. A lost young man who at first tries to steal Marias bags. But later on presents a more friendly side of his personality. A famous old actor finds interest in Maria. He offers her a ride to her aunt and a tour of Stockholm. But Maria other plans. She intends to experience the city by a tram ride. On the tram she gets involved in a discussion about right and wrong with a Prosecutor. Later she reunites with Peter. Overall, the film is a presentation of a young woman's encounter with the big-city, people and nightlife.