Small Georgian village (ca. 1890) Magdana a widow lives in a shack with her 3 children and ekes out a living selling yogurt. When the children find a donkey lying by the road and nurse it to health, it seems the family's troubles are over.
Old Luka dreams to plant rare pear saplings in his orchard, so that after years his beloved grandson Kakha will enjoy its fruits. In his tough journey to get the saplings, Luka gives Kakha lots of life lessons.
During World War II, Georgy Makharashvili, an old peasant wine-grower, leaves his Georgian village and goes off to the front lines to find his son, a wounded soldier. But before the father ... See full summary »