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A middle-aged manager of a big-scale company pays visit to his native island with his wife, in order to attend ceremony of unveiling a memorial plaque dedicated to local partisan heroes. During his visit, he's constantly overwhelmed by the memories from the past, his first love, the combat days and his enthusiasm to introduce electricity on the island, which was not appreciated by his fellow islanders. Written by
The winner of Pula Film Festival, 1965. The film was the first part of Mimica's modernist "trilogy" and one of the high peaks of New Cinema in Yugoslavia. Mate, a middle-aged director of a company from a big city, is traveling by boat to the island of his birth Vishevica to make a speech at the ceremony, which will reveal a monument to fallen soldiers. Local people welcome him as a hero and he decides to show his wife a beauty of the island. At a beach, he encounters an old acquaintance, Vincent, and begins to remember the time when he was still a young man on the island. Memories brought him back in the time of the Second World War, when he joined the partisans and attacked the enemy stronghold...
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