Riga in the 30-ies. Wild bohemian lifestyle is the name of the game for every artist worth his salt. A young man from the countryside, poor but ambitious, arrives in the capital. His name is Juris Upenājs, and he hopes to make his mark in the artistic circles. On the very first night at a bohemian party he meets his love.What follows is a string of events, fraught with confusion and misunderstanding, hilarious and heart-warming at the same time. Movie in Latvian with subtitles in Russian and English.
Ria, a seventeen years old girl, a sensitive and unpredictable wild child, full of mystery, inhabits the centre of the story. Ria's mother has suffered in an accident and has not been speaking since the moment of the birth of her daughter. The family breeds the deer for selling but the business does not succeed. To earn some money father decides to hold a hunt. When German hunters arrive at the deer garden Ria's desperate fight for the animals' life begins. Complicated family circumstances result in a frantic and desperate act of killing the beings she loves most of all.