This wartime drama looks at the rebellion of Ukrainian Cossacks against their lords - Polish nobility.
Polish prince Jeremi Wisniowiecki fights them with extreme atrocity but when they ally with Tatars,
he is forced to withdraw to the fortress of Zbaraz. While the battle heats up, a romance occurs
between one of the Polish commanders and girl he meets while carrying out some emissary mission for
The movie is based on the novel "With Fire and Sword" by Henryk Sienkiewicz.