A film about the 72-year-old blind miracle-master V.I. Yemelyanov and the woman who brought him a spinning wheel to repair are talking (synchronously). Emelyanov examines the spinning wheel, spins, takes shoes from another woman to repair, gets water from the well, feeds the chickens, lights the stove, plays the balalaika. Blooming cherry and apple trees in the garden. The grave of Yemelyanov's wife. Monument with a photograph at the grave. Early autumn landscape. Emelyanov talks about how he went blind (synchronously), sews shoes, weaves a fence, makes a windmill from a tin can lid, repairs a washing machine, an alarm clock, and assembles an accordion panel. Photos from Emelyanov's family album. Ruined church. Rural feast in the courtyard of Yemelyanov's house. Emelyanov plays the balalaika. Dancing.