The film tries to reconstruct the process of charcoal burning, a traditional craft that has almost disappeared by now in Hungary. Charcoal burning had a centuries-long tradition. The activity flourished mainly in forested regions that were close to metallurgical centres. Good quality charcoal was vitally important for producing metal with a low sulphur content.
Hosszúhetény situated at the feet of Mecsek is a beloved place of those escaping from the city noise. Among the newcomers arriving from Pécs we find more and more intellectuals since 1990. In our film we follow the every day life of three families in order to identify those ideas that helped them to redefine their future.