1946. The cultural and social conflicts taking place in Estonia tear the country apart, as though the war had never ended. Yuri, the central figure, comes into conflict with the nationalistic ‘Forest Fraternity’.
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Very strong post-war drama, where a peasant has to make his living between forest guerrillas and newly-established communists. Excellent camerawork and score build up suspense. Honest, dirty and rough film, which can be compared to Alexei German's early films.