After military service Klavs is returning to his native village. After war his father, the collective farm chairman Martin was killed by guerrillas. Even after many years the remote village of the Latvian countryside is still under agitation from those old days events. Klavs meets and falls in love with Bille. But Bille is daughter of Ance, his father's first love. Klavs starts work in collective farm, but after a conflict, however, decides to leave the village. After the death of his mother Klavs comes back and this time he will not go away, because here is his real home.