There’s a time to work and a time to rest. And sometimes there’s a time to celebrate. With good friends the night can occasionally stretch 'till the morning light and nobody even notices.
There is a meadow above Bystré that affords a wonderful view of the entire small town. A group of carefree friends returned this way at daybreak. The war was over and the future seemed to be welcoming them with open arms. They still had no idea what awaited them.
Under pressure of circumstance, the eight inseparable friends become irreconcilable enemies. Through these characters, All My Compatriots shows the destructive power of totalitarianism, which managed to bring out the best – and the worst – in people.