After spending 20 years in America, aging widower Marko Sekulovic returns to his Yugoslavian homeland to take care of his two young grandchildren. But Marko’s quiet life is in for a shake up when he meets the pretty new village schoolteacher, Lana.
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Karl Malden in Yugoslavia: everyone in the village calls "Americano" for his years in the States. He boasts of his wondrous accomplishments there; they laugh at him behind his back. He's raising the grandkids, but the stern little boy is the one who really takes care of everything. Then the pretty new school teacher comes to town, shaking up the sleepy place a bit... Charming, if not particularly distinguished.