Synopsis by Dan Pavlides
The story begins amidst political instability after an abortive attempt by the communists to seize power in 1919. The police and the army are rounding up the insurgents, and a young communist is tracked down to a rural area. The army officer knows the wanted man, having been a childhood friend of his. A farmer, his wife, and their servant girl hide the man on their small farm, but the dragnet tightens around them. Two former childhood friends face off for an inevitable and symbolic showdown that leads to violence.
friendship, political-unrest, hideout, Communism, farmer, army