Raden Mas Hendro finds out that his son Sujono is getting married to Sulastri, the village girl. Instead, he insists that Sujono marry Kusumaningsih. This forced marriage does not make Sujono happy. In addition, Kusumaningsih behaves badly and Sujono continues to think about Sulastri. Sujono’s unhappiness soon develops into a mental problem. Only then does Raden Mas Hendro realise his mistake.