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.
Back from the war, a promising sculptor Aguli gets married and while in the need to make for living becomes stuck in daily routine. Thus, he fails to create something special, but his apprentice is a new hope.
In the pursuit of happiness orphan Ertaoz left for city, where he fell in love with pretty Margalita and went to jail to save her. There he met his future teacher Qristepore who dreamed of building flying machine and they broke the prison.
Brave sons of Khevsureti and Kisteti fight against each to protect their homelands. But, they confront faulty domestic traditions to respect enemy's true prowess and find themselves in conflict with own compatriots.
Potter's son Gogita moves from his distant village Sabudara to the town. Knowledge obtained from his father and his personal qualities help Gogita on his difficult way towards professional success and beautiful Tebrole's heart.
Bullied Jotia throws heavy stone to an incredibly long distance and attracts the interest of the world records committee. But, the only motivation for wannabe record-holder is to be told swear-word again.