The film is kind of an answer for a call made by Marek Edelman, the former commander of the Warsaw Jewish Ghetto Uprising who witnessed the extermination in the Warsaw Ghetto throughout its existence. In 2009 he published a book based on his own experience 'And there was love in the ghetto...'
Early Middle Ages - two men come to a pagan land: one to bring Christianity, the other to find his way of living.
They choose two different ways of reaching the pagans.
In the fight between dialogue and force, one of them will die.
The story shows an attempt of christanisation of a pagan community in an unspecified place and time in the past. Through a story of two missionary monks we want to tell about religiosity and spirituality, about modern civilisation and the consciousness that makes us able to put it aside. We move back to the times of pagans, great woods and forced christianisation because this is the perfect environment to show the importance of fundamental emotions and values.
This documentary embarks upon a fascinating journey in his footsteps. It uncovers the countries where he worked, places he explored, people he met. It is told through unpublished archival materials and voices of journalists, politics, writers and filmmakers (such as Lech Walesa, Salman Rushdie, Werner Herzog or Andrzej Wajda).