In this tale of working together to overcome adversity, villager Moslem encounters youthful cleric Mehdi and helps him spread the word of revolution. Their efforts are hampered by strict orders the authorities, and Moslem is eventually incarcerated for his association with the young revolutionary. When the village begins to rise up against the police, Moslem finds he has more allies than he had anticipated. As Mehdi targets his campaign at the King, the authorities begin to crack down even harder. Teamwork and freedom are central themes in this moving drama.