The film is set in Lithuania after the Second World War. It shows dramatic events in a small Lithuanian farming community, where people are split between the Soviets and the "brothers in the woods", who are fighting to defend their land from the Soviets after the end of the Second World War.
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All original cast in the film are Lithuanian actors and they speak Lithuanian. Dubbing in Russian language was made for the Soviet market by actors: A. Demyanenko, E. Kopelyan, E. Shvartsberg, Yu. Solovyev, I. Yefimov, G. Teplinskaya, G. Gai, and others. See more