A drama story of two brothers who love the same woman. The older Luka gains the girl because he is rich. On his wedding night, however, his jealous younger brother Vlaho kills him and marries Zora himself. Happines, however, is to elude him. When he takes his first - born child from the christening, he and his family drown in the raging sea. (According to an article appearing in the press at the time the film was made.)
According to the director Pospíšil, Gustav Novák died during filming and his role was taken over by Rudolf Vojnar from Ostrava.