Storyline:In 1943, the Belarusian Soviet Republic had to defend itself against the onslaught of the German army. The young Florian (Alexei Kravchenko), whom everyone calls only Fljora, reports against the wishes of his mother to the partisans, in order to support them in the defense of the Germans. In the beginning a big adventure, the situation gets more and more serious and first bloody losses make Fljora doubt his commitment. When he returns to his village, he realizes that it has been affected by the Nazis in a retaliatory action. Among the victims are Fljora's mother and sister. Desperately, he tries to get food for the survivors. But in other villages too, inhumane things happen that he has to experience first-hand.