This cheerful and ironic comedy with plenty of music leads us to a year 1935., to a home of petty bourgeois family Safranek in Zagreb. Father of the family is drinking his vine and sol...展开ving problems of the world in a nearby Bar, while mother of family Safranek is cooking and daydreaming about knights and lovers from novel. Her sister Mina, the old maid, visits them for dinners very often and without invitation. Little Petar-the only child in the family, is very vivacious and he satisfies his curiosity by observing adults. One day a very charming man, Mr. Fulir appears, and he is bringing a lot of trouble in Safranek family everyday life. Things are starting to complicate.
The story is seen through the eyes of 6 year old Perica Safranek. On a family picnic Perica's mother starts flirting with Mr Fulir, a Zagreb Dandy. The father at first doesn't notice it, but wants to marry off the aunt. After a couple of invitations to their Zagreb home, the father becomes aware of Fulir's passes at his wife...
The story takes place in Zagreb at the beginning 1930s. Young and attractive Mrs. Ana Safranek starts to feel unhappy in her marriage to an older husband, Franjo. During their trip to Samobor, the charming Mr. Fulir conquers Ana's heart and, soon after their return to Zagreb, he visits her at home. Ana's sister Mina, an old spinster, also likes Mr. Fulir and Franjo gets the idea to marry Mina to Mr. Fulir. Ana and Franjo's small son Perica witnesses all of these adventures.
In the ballot of the Society of Croatian Film Critics, "He Who Sings Means No Harm" was pronounced the best Croatian film of all time. And included into "The 1001 films that you should see before die".