A film about the Ryazan period in the life of A.I. Solzhenitsyn. The text is read by O. Efremov. Photos by A. I. Solzhenitsyn. Ryazan city. Cathedrals of the Ryazan Kremlin. House where A.I.Solzhenitsyn lived. The school where Solzhenitsyn taught. OB Suslovich - the teacher talks about Solzhenitsyn (synchronously and behind the scenes). Monument to A.S. Pushkin. Ryazan Oblast. Pinery. Church. Landscapes. Moscow city. The building of the Detsky Mir store and the KGB of the USSR. Memorial monument "Solovetsky stone". Candles and carnations in the snow. Residents of Ryazan N. Ye. Radutna, A. M. Taraseva give interviews (synchronously). Manuscripts, notes, fragments of letters from Solzhenitsyn. Peredelkino platform. KI Chukovsky's dacha. Efremov reads extracts from the minutes of the meetings of the Ryazan Writers' Organization. Party group organization NK Povarenkin gives interviews (synchronously). Fragments of speeches by members of the Writers' Union of the RSFSR: A. Ivanov, S. Mikhalkov, Yu. Bondarev, M. Alekseev reads Efremov off-screen. Suburban electric train movement.