Summer 1945. Right after the end of World War II, Tadeusz, a Polish soldier whom the war has deprived of everything, arrives in Masuria, a German territory before the war but granted to Poland afterwards. There he finds Rose, a widow of a German soldier whose death he had witnessed. All alone on a large farm she gives Tadeusz a cold reception, nevertheless she puts him up for the night. Though reluctant to admit it, she needs protection from the looters who pester the farm. Against the background of a landscape devastated by the war, love is born between the two from two disparate worlds..
Warsaw Film Festival – Grand Prix; Gdynia Film Festival - Critics’ Award, Audience Award, Best Actor; European Film Awards – nominated for Best Film.