The feature film – satire which mocks at relationships between local dwellers in provincial town in an old Lithuania. The main heroes of the film are the rich farmer Pusdešris, parson Šešplaukis and free journeyman, „leveller“ - Stumbras. The parson Šešplaukis had a stomach ache and the doctor prescribed him a diet meets – turkey. The parsons’ servant went to farmer Pusdešris for buying turkeys. Journeyman Stumbras have heard about the reason for which the turkeys are needed and have decided to make fun of it. He spread over the rumour that the turkeys are needed for England Queen. The farmer took in the rumour hoping in a big benefit from England Queen and did not sell the turkeys to parson. Discord surfaced between two well known dwellers of the town. It made enough harm – the farmer and the parson became an enemies and a sexton who tried to bring them together hardly left alive. At the end of the film the main hero and culprit of the confusion the journeyman Stumbras with his beloved girlfriend Rožytė went away from the province town to pursuit of happiness and to mock at other rich and greedy men.

CreatorVytautas Mikalauskas (Search Europeana for this person)
CountryLithuania
CollectionLietuvos Centrinis Valstybés Archyvas
Rightshttp://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0/
Repository Pagehttps://www.europeana.eu/portal/record/08635/90af9db9700d4b2...
Web Pagehttp://www.e-kinas.lt/objektas/kinas/3083/the-turkeys...
Subject Termsmotion pictures (visual works), motion picture (visual work)
ProviderEFG - The European Film Gateway