A musical about the victory of love over the trickery of the Devil. A little devil Pinčiukas is expelled from Hell and arrives to Baltaragis mill. In exchange for the mill owner’s soul and the promise to have his daughter Jurga as a bride he helps the man with his work. When Jurga grows up, Pinčiukas reminds Baltaragis of his promise. But Jurga falls in love with the young Girdvainis who also wishes to marry her. To prevent the groom from arriving to the mill Pinčiukas sets up various schemes, all of which finally fail. The musical concerns the eternal struggle of evil and goodness, the triumph of the positive principles of life and love. Although the success of Jurga, the ‘blond beauty’ is a guarantee of a happy ending is an obvious consequence of the first entertaining film in Lithuanian cinema, there lingers underneath a traditional pattern, that of the daughter’s arranged marriage to further the family success. —haussite.net
Arūnas Žebriūnas was born in1931 on 8th of August in Kaunas.He is a famous movie director and an author of at least a few scenarios. His debut was as an artists assistant while making first Lithuanian movies.His filmography consists of 20 movies, it is hard to find a Lithuanian who wouldn’t know his famous musical The Devil’s Bride or first Lithuanian tragicomedy Walnut Bread.