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Lithuanian filmmaker Gytis Luksas directed this adaptation of Romualdas Granauskas's novel of one man's struggle with innocence and experience. Juzik (Giedrius Kiela) is a young man who has somehow held on to his guileless, good-humored nature despite trying circumstances -- his father survived World War I only to be killed while making his way home, and his best friend lost his life in a drowning accident. However, after a stint in the Army, Juzik gets a job working for a mining company, and he gets a first hand look at the deceit and dirty dealings of the outside world as he… More