The film is a documentary-feature film based on real stories and made with amateur actors. The district pioneer secretary is assigned to find a pioneer who can play a musical instrument, has a working-class background, and studies well at school and appoint him for a one-month-long premium holiday in Britain. He finds a guitarist, Balogh Tibi, in a village school.
In Montauban in 1944, Julien Dandieu in a surgeon in the local hospital. Frightened by the German army entering Montauban, he asks his friend Francois to drive his wife and his daughter in the back country village where Julien has an old castle.
100 miles north, a bit east and up, is Flåklypa... home of bicycle repairman Reodor Felgen and his two assistants - Solan Gundersen, morning bird and natural born optimist, and Ludvig who is a true pessimist.
A man with a gunshot wound in the stomach comes to first house and collapses in Anita's apartment. A minute later he dies and the girl horrified by what happened, must look for somebody who would help her get rid of the corpse.