A German avenging expedition passes through a Serbian village. The only survivors are a villager and his calf. The man and the animal run away and start their journey full of dangers and set-backs. This grim and symbol...展开ic war story finds a poor man and his calf left to wander the countryside after his master is killed by the invading Nazis. He hides in an outhouse before managing to escape with his animal and his life. Gypsies steal the calf, but the man gets him back when the Nazis shoot the thieves. He is helped by a woman and her widowed daughter when they provide shelter for the homeless wanderers. Love blossoms between the man and the woman's daughter as their lives are turned upside down and the war rages on around them.