The war has ended leaving a deep trace in people. Going trough a different conflicts in the first days of peace - dealing with a former enemy's collaborators and executing traitors - a former soldier continues with kil...展开ling even in peace. So, the war goes on, a struggle within himself and with the people around him. Director Purisa Djordjevic combines the past, present, and future in this symbolic character study of people affected by the aftershocks of war. The anti-war sentiment of the film is underscored as people march for peace to a tune by Pete Seeger.
Yugoslavian director, screenwriter, and journalist Purisa Djordjevic has won several international awards for his work, which is often categorized as part of the "Belgrade School" of filmmaking. Djordjevic entered the film industry in the 1950s after studying art history and working as a journalist for the Belgrade daily Politika. After making several documentary shorts, Djordjevic co-wrote the feature film Opstinsko Dete/A Child of the Community (1953). His first solo effort was Dva Zrna Grozdja/Two Grapes (1955). In addition to directing, Djordjevic co-wrote screenplays for others. He also penned a few books.