A moving coming-of-age tale that follows three young boys through adolescence into adulthood, each trying to make sense of a world turned upside down.
The German army sweeps across Poland intent on the destruction of an entire people. In a small Polish town, ten-year-old Piotr Kowalczyk’s idyllic world will be forever destroyed.
Young Dino Mitak flees to the freedom of the West as the communist-led Partisans move ever closer to Zagreb.
A small boy, already struggling to cope with the loss of a parent, is confronted by a gruesome murder.
From the tranquil foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in southern Poland, to the Balkans and a simmering feud centuries in the making, to the streets of inner-city Melbourne where histories collide.
These events, generations and worlds apart, are interwoven in a poignant story of grief, hatred, revenge and finally, closure.