Original title: Die Rote Zora
German title: Die Rote Zora
1930s: Branko lives only with his mother. She often tells her son about his father, a traveling musician. When his mother dies, Branko sets out to look for his father. His search begins in a Croatian coastal town. He has the photograph of a hotel in town where his father often played. But people chase the alleged begging boy away. At the fish market, he sees a small fish on the ground. Branko is hungry, picks up the fish and is accused of theft immediately. Although the old fisherman Gorian speaks for the boy, he is put behind bars. Zora, a red-haired girl, frees him from prison. After a test of courage he is allowed to join her gang. To survive, the children steal food once and again. But within their community they adhere to firm rules. Solidarity is their top priority. The children are not very popular with the majority of the residents, only Gorian stands by them. That‘s why they want to help him when he is forced to sell his business. So a battle against the powerful of the city begins...