A poor medical student, Petros, works as a waiter to make ends meet. So he accepts the enticing proposal of Kostas Fragkopoulos, a well-off customer, to marry his sister Liza with the promise of a "scholarship" to continue his studies in London. While there, Petros finds out that his wife has died and immediately returns to Athens, but her relatives don't want to have anything to do with him anymore. He starts working in a hospital and, one day, sees his wife again, learning that her supposed death was part of a plot by her brother to misappropriate the inheritance of a relative of theirs. Disappointed and deeply embittered, he devotes himself to his work and becomes very successful, without knowing, however, that he has a daughter. Several years later, after Petros has become a famous heart surgeon, the sick Mr. Fragkopoulos dies in his care, and his wife Efi accuses him of murder by malpractice. As a result, Petros is arrested. In court he is defended by a young lawyer, Anna, and is...
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