In Novi Travnik in Central Bosnia, the Tito-era arms factories are gone. Locals, both Bosnian Croat and Bosniak now face a bleak future. The film's aim, commissioned by DFID, was to highlight the common economic problems in Bosnia Hercegovina.

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The closing sequence set in a bar in Novi Travnik, an industrial town now without jobs. Young people say that their only hope for the future is to leave. Their despair shocked local politicians.