After the uprooting, Vasilis will be alone in Athens and will grow up with an old man Manto who will learn a bouzouki. He will get a job in a tavern and start looking for his lost family. He will learn that he is called Karatzoglou and that only his mother and his sister were saved from his own. The war will bring him to the front, while the difficult years of the Occupation will take them to the tavern working hard. For the sake of his beloved Anna, he will have to fight with a traitor and flee to the Middle East. After the release, he will return to the song and start touring all over Greece, hoping to find his own.