Blazenka, the film's heroine, is an insecure but spirited teenage girl who must choose between loyalty to her village and the promise of a new life with an outcast young man during World War II.

Remember the legendary Scarlett O'Hara of Gone With the Wind and Rose Sayer of The African Queen who, through will and gumption, survived wars against all odds? We have explored this timeless theme through a determined sixteen-year old girl. She disobeys vengeance seeking elders by protecting a mother blamed for the death of four children. All the while skirting around Italian fascists threatening her village and falling in love for the first time. She will be an inspiration to young women all over the world. She is not held back by her youth, gender, or a scornful and superstitious community that is no help against an evil enemy.

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