The film is a love story between a young girl of Greek descent and a Turkish officer in conflict during the Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire in 1821. Anna Christina, twenty years old, has doubts about the brutal government methods of his countrymen and who once spared his life when he was a child. They reward revenge against the Turks, Christina joins the Greek rebellion and, unfortunately, becomes a local symbol of the Greek resistance movement, attracting the Turks who are paying a reward on her head. Christina has to deal with the man who still loves her and wants to keep her safe. Their encounters and mistakes inevitably lead to a tragic confrontation during a battle between the Greeks and the Turks that will change the course of history.