Puwal is a boatman of Nemuguri village on the bank of a river without a bridge. Recognizing the force of change， he earns money to give his grandson the best education. Life flows smoothly until Puwal hears that a brid...展开ge will be built to industrializzze Nemuguri. While disturbed， he is distracted by his son" s invitation to the city. There， his delight disintegrates to find his son only wants Puwal" s signature on a deed. Dismayed by his son" s materialism， Puwal returns to find the bridge has been commissioned and his world crumbling away.