Description:Several years during and after the brotherly war against the monarchy-fascist Greek government, both Macedonian and Greek people were bleeding. 1949, after the defeat of the Democratic Army of Greece (DAG), whose operations took place mostly in the northern part of the country (Aegean Macedonia), a great many the members of the DAG as well as the innocent inhabitants experienced the destiny of political exile. 1949, the border zone of Greece on Albania. The soldiers of the DAG are disarming without word from the in officers. If anyone offers resistance he is killed. The disarmed soldiers are transferred to a ship going in an unknown direction. No one knows the destination. After a storm the soldiers get out on the deck where they sit separately. The Macedonians start to sing a song, and the Greek also sing the same song, but in Greek. An animosity appears because of their national divisions. A train loaded with the soldiers passing through takes them to Uzbeckistan, USSR. They arrive in the surrounding of Tashkent where they attend the welcoming speeches in which the USSR and Stalin are glorified. The soldiers consider this stay a short one after which they are to continue the liberation fight. They still can not realize the truth of their political exile. The soldiers become farmers work in the rice-fields or workers in the steel factory. During this period one of the veterans, Boris Tushev, a widower and a father of three daughters meets Olga, a Russian woman. She provides him a feeling of temporal family and domestic life. His friends, from whom he is asking support for his marriage, approve of this relationship although it means for them one more distant, proof of the absurd illusion of returning. Some of Boris Tushev's friends can not bear the loneliness and the homesickness. Vany Josmov is one of them. Not being able to endure the nostalgia syndrome, he dies in that distant country. His death upsets Boris very deeply. In a way it is a driving force for him to overcome some of his internal ideological conflicts. So he makes a compromise with the Greek authorities and returns into his motherland, today's Greece. Boris Tushev arrives in his village. Near the village he meets a peasant who is selling his wonderful red horse. Boris buys the horse and comes galloping into the village. Followed by the peasants he enters his native house and kisses the ground. He is welcomed only by his youngest daughter. Both Macedonian and Greek people who live in the village hardly consider his arrival intentioned. The Greeks, as well as some Macedonians are permanently trying to irritate Boris as his presence disturbs both of them. He understands about his daughter's pregnancy. After a severe quarrel with her, he chases her away. In the village Boris meets some of the previous fighters, veterans of the DAG, who, after the surrender were eagerly tormented and sent into prisons on the Greek islands. Boris feels that even in the relationship with his brother there isn’t any closeness relation. His brother who stayed in the village didn't succeed in keeping the family and the estate together. And Boris himself didn't succeed in winning the freedom for his people. A conflict in the local inn, where Boris is denounced as a communist, which explains even his red colored, horse as just one more proof of his conversion. One morning he finds his horse killed. He comes into the inn furiously where an eager fight starts. In that fight the life story of Boris Tushev ends tragically.
Keywords:Democratic Army of Greece; DAG; Macedonians; fighters; ship; transport; / ДАГ; Егејска Македонија; партизани; транспорт со брод; воз / Nortern Greece; Macedonia; USSR