A man form a rural mountain area is brought to the hospital with serious injuries and desperately needs a transfusion. Eliska is the only one with the same blood type. Her blood saves his life, and a connection is formed between the two of them that becomes an extraordinarily strong relationship.
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Academy award nominated Czech historic drama has dozen of cliches: some are working, some are downgrading film that leads to melodramatic and uneven story development with multiple unnecessary plot adds.
It worked 15 years ago, when polish, czech, romanian, and baltic cinema tried to reflect their dramatic past, it's so difficult to find a connection today.