Based on the novel of Charl De Coster. Film I “Klaas Ashes”. Film II “Long Live the Beggars!”. It is XVI century. The Spanish king rules freedom-loving and cheerful people of the Netherlands. Persecutions, tortures, inquisition fires… Fearless Til Ulenshpigel and his never depressed friend Lamme have faced a great number of tests and heroic deeds before peace returns to their motherland.
A special prize of the jury for the art merits of the film; the prize for camera man’s high skill; the prize for high culture of figurative solution at the All-Union festival in Yerevan, 1978.