A ten-year-old boy lives in a small village in the mountains with his father, who is very sick. They till, ranch the cattle, make cheese. The only connection of this peaceful life with the outer world is a bridge. And the outer world is destroyed by war... Once the boy crosses the bridge and goes to the market square to sell cheese. This journey shows him the world full of strange and beautiful things. But death is always near and war can happen again any moment. When the boy returns home, he finds his father lying on the ground. In spite of all the danger, the little boy tries to save his father and to stand against the cruelty of life.