From 15.10. To 10.12.2002.
The setting is a small coastal town in 1920. Ivo's long-lost father has
returned. He dies shortly after and leaves the boy a rundown boat Sinji galeb
(The Seagull). The villagers, however, demand the boat in recompensation fir
the father's fraud. Ivo decides to return the debt. With his two friends he
sails out towards a nearby stone-pit. They get caught in a storm and end up on
an uninhabited island where they discover a smugglers' hideout…
Three boys, brothers Mladen and Željko and their friend Ivica, win a million
dinars at the sports lottery. The boys plan to spend the money on summer
vacations and dream about buying a boat and becoming pirates. Scalpers Tigar and
Yellow follow the boys from Zagreb to the seaside trying to steal their money…
Predrag Bojanić, a war invalid who lost a leg is recovering in the hospital
where he meets Ljubicu Romić, a girl who lost her eyesight. Ljubica awaits the
operation after which she might regain her eyesight. Predrag and Ljubica fall in
love. Inspite of her love, Predrag still feels uncomfortable sharing with her
the truth about his handicap.
Marko Petrić finds out that there is a chance that his daughter Ana, who had
disappeared in the war, has survived. He sets out to look for her, but it turns
out that there are three girls who may be his daughter…
Malena secretly follows her boyfriend, Mikajlo, who went to work in voluntary brigades. Malena arrives in his brigade where they accept her although they are full. Mikajlo, however, transfers to the student brigade where he starts
courting Nada. Nada pays no attention to him, so he returns to his brigade. Now Malena has lost interest in him so he tries to prove himself to her and signs up for a course in tank driving.
The mother of war hero Nikoletina Bursać leads an imaginary conversation with
her dead son's monument placed at the town square. We watch the story of
Nikoleta's life: how he fought in the battlefield, how he joined the partisans
with his neighbour Jovica Jež; the encounter with the Jewish girl Erna; his
arguments and friendship with commander Pirgo and commesary Zlatko; his love
affair with Girly; the breakthrough through the German lines with nurse Branka;
the incident with Tanasi…...
A partisan unit decides to send home before the winter the boys who have
joined them. Little Milan Maljević is returning to his mother in Moldovia
accompanied by Raša, a boy from town. Raša gets sick on the way and they have to
find refuge in a Banat village inhabited by ethnic Germans. Having hid Raša,
Milan goes to the village and under a phoney name finds a job at the house of a
rich landowner, Jakob Jerich.
The setting is a village, Mali Rit in Vojvodina, in the summer of 1944.
Several German soldiers represent the new government, but the villagers pay
little attention to them. Nevertheless, an incident occurs when Pera Maljević
defends his younger brother from a German soldier who has accused him of
stealing his fish. Shortly after, a German sergeant slaps little Vasa. For
revenge, the boy and his friends set fire to German grain.