Warsaw 1942, the Ghetto. Elie, 12, from a wealthy jewish familly, has fled from Lublin where his entire familly was killed by the nazis. He has find refuge in the jewish cemetary in the middle of the ghetto. He will meet Gad a 14 year old szmuggler, a tough guy fighting hard to survive. At first the encounter is pretty hard, but they will soon find a way to respect and like eachother in this tough evironment.